CVE-2011-0038

HIGH

Description

Untrusted search path vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 might allow local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse IEShims.dll in the current working directory, as demonstrated by a Desktop directory that contains an HTML file, aka "Internet Explorer Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability."

References

http://osvdb.org/70833

http://support.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100127294

http://www.fortiguard.com/advisory/FGA-2011-04.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46159

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1025038

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0318

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2011/ms11-003

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/64913

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A12270

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2011-02-10

Updated: 2019-02-26

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH