Sid 1-42205

Message

BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer htmlFile ActiveX control universal XSS attempt

Summary

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists when Internet Explorer does not properly enforce cross-domain policies, which could allow an attacker to access information from one domain and inject it into another domain, aka "Internet Explorer Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability."

Impact

CVSS base score 4.3 CVSS impact score 1.4 CVSS exploitability score 2.8 confidentialityImpact NONE integrityImpact LOW availabilityImpact LOW

Detailed information

Affected systems

  • microsoft internet_explorer 10
  • microsoft internet_explorer 11

Ease of attack

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