MS KB2501696: Vulnerability in MHTML Could Allow Information Disclosure

This script is Copyright (C) 2011-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Windows host is affected by an information disclosure
vulnerability.

Description :

A flaw exists in the way MHTML interprets MIME-formatted requests for
content blocks within a document. An attacker, exploiting this flaw,
could cause a victim to run malicious scripts when visiting various
websites, resulting in information disclosure.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/advisory/2501696

Solution :

Consider applying the workaround provided by Microsoft.

Note, though, that applying the workaround may lead to some websites
working incorrectly.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 51837 ()

Bugtraq ID: 46055

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0096

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now