VDB-93 · Snort 1497

Microsoft Internet Explorer FTP Client onerror cross site scriting

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Microsoft Internet Explorer (Web Browser) (the affected version unknown). This affects the function onerror of the component FTP Client. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-80. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. An attacker might be able to inject arbitrary html and script code into the web site. This would alter the appearance and would make it possible to initiate further attacks against site visitors.

The weakness was presented 06/04/2003 by Matthew Murphy (Website). The advisory is shared at lists.netsys.com. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1059.007 for this issue.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 11492 (Sambar Server Multiple Script XSS), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CGI abuses : XSS.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at lists.netsys.com. The best possible mitigation is suggested to be upgrading to the latest version. Attack attempts may be identified with Snort ID 1497.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (11492). Further details are available at cgisecurity.com. See 83, 104, 107 and 110 for similar entries.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.0

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-80
ATT&CK: T1059.007

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 11492
Nessus Name: Sambar Server Multiple Script XSS
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: lists.netsys.com
Patch: lists.netsys.com

Snort ID: 1497

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06/04/2003 🔍
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03/08/2021 +6487 days 🔍

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

Advisory: lists.netsys.com
Researcher: Matthew Murphy
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Created: 06/04/2003 02:00 AM
Updated: 03/08/2021 11:44 AM
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