MS11-037: Vulnerability in MHTML Could Allow Information Disclosure (2544893)

medium Nessus Plugin ID 55117
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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. By exploiting the flaw, an attacker could cause a victim to run malicious scripts when visiting various websites that could result in information disclosure.

Solution

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, and 2008 R2.

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2011/ms11-037

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 55117

File Name: smb_nt_ms11-037.nasl

Version: 1.18

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 6/15/2011

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/14/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/14/2011

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-1894

BID: 48205

MSFT: MS11-037

IAVB: 2011-B-0065

MSKB: 2544893