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Sid 1-26625

Message

BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer 7-9 VBScript JSON reference information disclosure attempt

Summary

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 through 8 does not properly restrict data access by VBScript, which allows remote attackers to perform cross-domain reading of JSON files via a crafted web site, aka "JSON Array Information Disclosure Vulnerability."

Impact

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

CVE-2013-1297:

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-2013-1297: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 through 8 does not properly restrict data access by VBScript, which allows remote attackers to perform cross-domain reading of JSON files via a crafted web site, aka "JSON Array Information Disclosure Vulnerability."

Affected systems

  • microsoft internet_explorer 6
  • microsoft internet_explorer 7
  • microsoft internet_explorer 8

Ease of attack

CVE-2013-1297:

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/ms13-037