Vulnerability CVE-2001-0002


Published: 2001-07-21   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Internet Explorer 5.5 and earlier allows remote attackers to obtain the physical location of cached content and open the content in the Local Computer Zone, then use compiled HTML help (.chm) files to execute arbitrary programs.

Type:

CWE-Other

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.5/10
6.4/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Microsoft -> IE 
Microsoft -> Windows script host 

 References:
http://www.guninski.com/chmtempmain.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/2456
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2001/ms01-015
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/5567
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A920

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