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IE v5.5SP2 Install Engine Buffer Overflow

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6100

Integer overflow in the Install Engine (inseng.dll) for Internet Explorer 5.01 5.5 and 6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malicious website or HTML email with a long .CAB file name which triggers the integer overflow when calculating a buffer length and leads to a heap-based buffer overflow.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows ME
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2004-0216
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer