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Scob and Toofer Internet Explorer v6.0SP1 Vulnerabilities

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1133

The WebBrowser ActiveX control or the Internet Explorer HTML rendering engine (MSHTML) as used in Internet Explorer 6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code in the Local Security context by using the showModalDialog method and modifying the location to execute code such as Javascript as demonstrated using (1) delayed HTTP redirect operations and an HTTP response with a Location: header containing a "URL:" prepended to a "ms-its" protocol URI or (2) modifying the location attribute of the window as exploited by the Download.ject (aka Scob aka Toofer) using the ADODB.Stream object.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows ME
  • Microsoft Windows NT
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2004-0549
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer