#VU5095 Information disclosure


Published: 2020-03-18 | Updated: 2020-11-20

Vulnerability identifier: #VU5095

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 7.1 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:H/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2013-7331

CWE-ID: CWE-200

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: Yes

Vulnerable software:
Microsoft Internet Explorer
Client/Desktop applications / Web browsers

Vendor: Microsoft

Description
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

The weakness exists due to information disclosure vulnerability in Microsoft XMLDOM ActiveX component. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted Web page, trick the victim into visiting it and check for the presence of local drive letters, directory names, files, as well as internal network addresses or websites.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability results in information disclosure on the vulnerable system.

Note: the vulnerability was being actively exploited.

Mitigation
Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Microsoft Internet Explorer: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

CPE

External links
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/security/ms14-052


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

Yes. This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.


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