CVE-2011-1347

high
New! CVE Severity Now Using CVSS v3

The calculated severity for CVEs has been updated to use CVSS v3 by default. CVEs that do not have a CVSS v3 score will fall back CVSS v2 for calculating severity. Severity display preferences can be toggled in the settings dropdown.

Description

Unspecified vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 on Windows 7 allows remote attackers to bypass Protected Mode and create arbitrary files by leveraging access to a Low integrity process, as demonstrated by Stephen Fewer as the third of three chained vulnerabilities during a Pwn2Own competition at CanSecWest 2011.

References

http://www.zdnet.com/blog/security/pwn2own-2011-ie8-on-windows-7-hijacked-with-3-vulnerabilities/8367

http://dvlabs.tippingpoint.com/blog/2011/02/02/pwn2own-2011

http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9214002/Safari_IE_hacked_first_at_Pwn2Own

http://twitter.com/aaronportnoy/statuses/45642180118855680

http://twitter.com/msftsecresponse/statuses/45646985998516224

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46821

https://threatpost.com/en_us/blogs/pwn2own-winner-stephen-fewer-031011

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/66064

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2011/ms11-057

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2011-03-10

Updated: 2021-07-23

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 8.8

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

Impact Score: 9.2

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (1 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
55787MS11-057: Critical Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2559049)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high