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CVE-2004-1043

CVE information

Published

17 years ago

Last Modified

1 year ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

Medium

Impact Analysis

Description

Internet Explorer 6.0 on Windows XP SP2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by using the "Related Topics" command in the Help ActiveX Control (hhctrl.ocx) to open a Help popup window containing the PCHealth tools.htm file in the local zone and injecting Javascript to be executed, as demonstrated using "writehta.txt" and the ADODB recordset, which saves a .HTA file to the local system, aka the "HTML Help ActiveX control Cross Domain Vulnerability.".

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
Medium
Base Score
5/10
Exploit Score
10/10
Access Vector
Network
Access Complexity
Low
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
2.9/10
Confidentiality Impact
None
Availability Impact
None
Integrity Impact
Partial

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp2:tablet_pc:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -