MS04-040: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (889293)

This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the web
client.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Internet Explorer 6 SP1 that
could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.

To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need to lure a victim on the
remote system into visiting a rogue website.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms04-040

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows NT, 2000 and XP.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 15894 ()

Bugtraq ID: 11515

CVE ID: CVE-2004-1050