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Sid 1-19818

Message

OS-WINDOWS Microsoft XML core services cross-domain information disclosure attempt

Summary

Cross-domain vulnerability in Microsoft XML Core Services 3.0 through 6.0, as used in Microsoft Expression Web, Office, Internet Explorer, and other products, allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from another domain and corrupt the session state via HTTP request header fields, as demonstrated by the Transfer-Encoding field, aka "MSXML Header Request Vulnerability."

Impact

CVSS base score 4.3 CVSS impact score 2.9 CVSS exploitability score 8.6 confidentialityImpact PARTIAL integrityImpact NONE availabilityImpact NONE

CVE-2008-4033:

CVSS base score 4.3

CVSS impact score 2.9

CVSS exploitability score 8.6

Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL

Integrity Impact NONE

Availability Impact NONE

Detailed information

CVE-2008-4033: Cross-domain vulnerability in Microsoft XML Core Services 3.0 through 6.0, as used in Microsoft Expression Web, Office, Internet Explorer, and other products, allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from another domain and corrupt the session state via HTTP request header fields, as demonstrated by the Transfer-Encoding field, aka "MSXML Header Request Vulnerability."

Affected systems

  • microsoft xmlcoreservices 3.0
  • microsoft xmlcoreservices 4.0
  • microsoft xmlcoreservices 5.0
  • microsoft xmlcoreservices 6.0

Ease of attack

CVE-2008-4033:

Access Vector NETWORK

Access Complexity MEDIUM

Authentication NONE

False positives

None known

False negatives

None known

Corrective action

Upgrade to the latest non-affected version of the software.

Apply the appropriate vendor supplied patches.

Contributors

  • Talos research team.
  • This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology.
  • For more information see nvd.

Additional References

  • technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS08-069