VDB-8423 · OSVDB 92257

Microsoft Internet Explorer up to 8.00.6001.18702 CSS iexplorer.exe denial of service

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A vulnerability was found in Microsoft Internet Explorer up to 8.00.6001.18702 (Web Browser). It has been rated as problematic. This issue affects some unknown functionality of the file iexplorer.exe of the component CSS Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-404. Impacted is availability.

The weakness was presented 04/10/2013 by MustLive with Websecurity.com as not defined poc (Youtube). It is possible to read the advisory at youtube.com. The vendor was not involved in the public release. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details as well as a public exploit are known. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1499 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

After immediately, there has been an exploit disclosed. It is declared as proof-of-concept. The exploit is available at youtube.com. We expect the 0-day to have been worth approximately $5k-$25k.

Upgrading to version 9 eliminates this vulnerability.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 3.9

VulDB Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Temp Score: 3.9
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Class: Denial of service
CWE: CWE-404
ATT&CK: T1499

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Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Internet Explorer 9

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04/10/2013 🔍
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04/07/2017 +1451 days 🔍

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Vendor: https://www.microsoft.com/

Advisory: youtube.com
Researcher: MustLive
Organization: Websecurity.com
Status: Not defined
OSVDB: 92257 - Microsoft IE CSS Import Handling Remote DoS

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013

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Created: 04/17/2013 05:43 PM
Updated: 04/07/2017 12:03 PM
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