CVE-2009-4074

medium

Description

The XSS Filter in Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 allows remote attackers to leverage the "response-changing mechanism" to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks against web sites that have no inherent XSS vulnerabilities, related to the details of output encoding and improper modification of an HTML attribute, aka "XSS Filter Script Handling Vulnerability."

References

http://www.owasp.org/images/5/50/OWASP-Italy_Day_IV_Maone.pdf

http://hackademix.net/2009/11/21/ies-xss-filter-creates-xss-vulnerabilities/

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/11/20/internet_explorer_security_flaw/

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37135

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A7715

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2010/ms10-002

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-11-25

Updated: 2021-07-23

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM