Microsoft Internet Explorer Denial of Service Vulnerability - Mar10

2010-03-30T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:902151
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2010 SecPod
Modified 2017-02-22T00:00:00

Description

This host is installed with Internet Explorer and is prone to Denial of Service Vulnerability.

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
# $Id: secpod_ms_ie_dos_vuln_mar10.nasl 5394 2017-02-22 09:22:42Z teissa $
#
# Microsoft Internet Explorer Denial of Service Vulnerability - Mar10
#
# Authors:
# Antu Sanadi <santu@secpod.com>
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (c) 2010 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.
###############################################################################

tag_impact = "Successful exploitation will allow attacker to cause a denial
of service.
Impact Level: Application";

tag_affected = "Microsoft Internet Explorer version 6.x and 7.x";

tag_insight = "The flaw is due to error in createElement method which does not
initialize certain  data structures during execution when processing crafted
JavaScript code.";

tag_solution = "No solution or patch was made available for at least one year
since 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.";

tag_summary = "This host is installed with Internet Explorer and is prone to Denial
of Service Vulnerability.";

if(description)
{
  script_id(902151);
  script_version("$Revision: 5394 $");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"$Date: 2017-02-22 10:22:42 +0100 (Wed, 22 Feb 2017) $");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2010-03-30 16:15:33 +0200 (Tue, 30 Mar 2010)");
  script_cve_id("CVE-2010-1127");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"5.0");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P");
  script_name("Microsoft Internet Explorer Denial of Service Vulnerability - Mar10");


  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);
  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2010 SecPod");
  script_family("Denial of Service");
  script_dependencies("gb_ms_ie_detect.nasl");
  script_require_keys("MS/IE/Version");
  script_tag(name : "impact" , value : tag_impact);
  script_tag(name : "affected" , value : tag_affected);
  script_tag(name : "insight" , value : tag_insight);
  script_tag(name : "solution" , value : tag_solution);
  script_tag(name : "summary" , value : tag_summary);
  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"registry");
  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"WillNotFix");
  script_xref(name : "URL" , value : "http://securityreason.com/exploitalert/7731");
  script_xref(name : "URL" , value : "http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2010-01/0237.html");
  exit(0);
}


include("version_func.inc");

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

if(ieVer =~ "^[6|7]\."){
    security_message(0);
}