Rule Category

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Alert Message

DELETED WEB-ACTIVEX Windows Scripting Host Shell ActiveX CLSID unicode access

Rule Explanation

The scriptlet.typelib ActiveX control is marked as "safe for scripting" for Internet Explorer, which allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands as demonstrated by Bubbleboy. Impact: CVSS base score 5.1 CVSS impact score 6.4 CVSS exploitability score 4.9 confidentialityImpact PARTIAL integrityImpact PARTIAL availabilityImpact PARTIAL Details: Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

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].

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

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For reference, see the MITRE ATT&CK vulnerability types here: https://attack.mitre.org

CVE

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Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-1999-0668
The scriptlet.typelib ActiveX control is marked as "safe for scripting" for Internet Explorer, which allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary commands as demonstrated by Bubbleboy.
Details
SeverityMEDIUM Base Score5.1
Impact Score6.4 Exploit Score4.9
Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL Integrity ImpactPARTIAL
Availability ImpactPARTIAL Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access
CVE-2000-0597
Microsoft Office 2000 (Excel and PowerPoint) and PowerPoint 97 are marked as safe for scripting, which allows remote attackers to force Internet Explorer or some email clients to save files to arbitrary locations via the Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) SaveAs function, aka the "Office HTML Script" vulnerability.
Details
SeverityHIGH Base Score7.5
Impact Score6.4 Exploit Score10.0
Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL Integrity ImpactPARTIAL
Availability ImpactPARTIAL Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access
CVE-2000-1061
Microsoft Virtual Machine (VM) in Internet Explorer 4.x and 5.x allows an unsigned applet to create and use ActiveX controls, which allows a remote attacker to bypass Internet Explorer's security settings and execute arbitrary commands via a malicious web page or email, aka the "Microsoft VM ActiveX Component" vulnerability.
Details
SeverityMEDIUM Base Score5.1
Impact Score6.4 Exploit Score4.9
Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL Integrity ImpactPARTIAL
Availability ImpactPARTIAL Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access
CVE-2003-0532
Internet Explorer 5.01 SP3 through 6.0 SP1 does not properly determine object types that are returned by web servers, which could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an object tag with a data parameter to a malicious file hosted on a server that returns an unsafe Content-Type, aka the "Object Type" vulnerability.
Details
SeverityHIGH Base Score7.5
Impact Score6.4 Exploit Score10.0
Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL Integrity ImpactPARTIAL
Availability ImpactPARTIAL Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access