Microsoft Internet Explorer Address Bar Spoofing Vulnerability

2009-09-02T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310900836
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2009 SecPod
Modified 2020-06-09T00:00:00

Description

This host is installed with Internet Explorer and is prone to Address Bar Spoofing vulnerability.

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
#
# Microsoft Internet Explorer Address Bar Spoofing Vulnerability
#
# Authors:
# Sharath S <sharaths@secpod.com>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (C) 2009 SecPod, http://www.secpod.com
#
# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2
# (or any later version), as published by the Free Software Foundation.
#
# This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
# MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
# GNU General Public License for more details.
#
# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
# along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
# Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.
###############################################################################

if(description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.900836");
  script_version("2020-06-09T10:15:40+0000");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"2020-06-09 10:15:40 +0000 (Tue, 09 Jun 2020)");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2009-09-02 09:58:59 +0200 (Wed, 02 Sep 2009)");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"4.3");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2009-3003");
  script_name("Microsoft Internet Explorer Address Bar Spoofing Vulnerability");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://lostmon.blogspot.com/2009/08/multiple-browsers-fake-url-folder-file.html");

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2009 SecPod");
  script_family("Windows");
  script_dependencies("gb_ms_ie_detect.nasl");
  script_mandatory_keys("MS/IE/EXE/Ver");

  script_tag(name:"impact", value:"Successful exploitation lets the attackers to spoof parts of the
  address bar and modify page content on a host that a user may consider partly trusted.");

  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"Microsoft Internet Explorer version 6.x, 7.x and 8.x.");

  script_tag(name:"insight", value:"Error exists when opening a new window using 'window.open()'
  which can be exploited to display spoofed content in the browser window while
  the address bar shows an arbitrary path on a possibly trusted host.");

  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure
  of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer
  release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.");

  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"This host is installed with Internet Explorer and is prone to
  Address Bar Spoofing vulnerability.");

  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"registry");
  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"WillNotFix");
  exit(0);
}

include("version_func.inc");

ieVer = get_kb_item("MS/IE/EXE/Ver");
if(!ieVer)
{
  exit(0);
}

# 7.0 <= 7.0.6000.16876 and 8.0 <= 8.0.6001.18702
if(version_in_range(version:ieVer, test_version:"6.0", test_version2:"6.0.3790.3959") ||
   version_in_range(version:ieVer, test_version:"7.0", test_version2:"7.0.6000.16876")||
   version_in_range(version:ieVer, test_version:"8.0", test_version2:"8.0.6001.18702")){
   security_message( port: 0, data: "The target host was found to be vulnerable" );
}