MS05-052: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (896688)

high Nessus Plugin ID 20005
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VPR Score: 6.3

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host contains a version of the Internet Explorer that is vulnerable to a security flaw (COM Object Instantiation Memory Corruption Vulnerability) that could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host by constructing a malicious web page and entice a victim to visit this web page.

Solution

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP SP2 and 2003.

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2005/ms05-052

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 20005

File Name: smb_nt_ms05-052.nasl

Version: 1.50

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 10/11/2005

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 6.3

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows, cpe:/a:microsoft:ie

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/11/2005

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/17/2005

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-2127

BID: 14594, 15061

MSFT: MS05-052

CERT: 740372, 898241

MSKB: 896688