Vulnerability  oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2559
URL Parsing Memory Corruption Vulnerability (IE6 for Server 2003)  

Buffer overflow in the URL processor of Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01, 5.5, and 6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a URL with a long hostname, aka "URL Parsing Memory Corruption Vulnerability."
Create Date: 2005-05-10 Last Update Date: 2014-02-24

Affected Platforms/Products

Affected Products (CPE + CVE references)
Platforms: windows (from OVAL definitions) Products: windows
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer

References

Criteria

The system is vulnerable
IF : All of the following are true
IF : All of the following are true Software section
IF : the version of mshtml.dll is less than 6.0.3790.279
Windows : File Test :  the version of mshtml.dll is less than 6.0.3790.279 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : File The path to the mshtml.dll file in the system root
[[value of ${{windows:registry_object:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion : SystemRoot}}]]\System32\mshtml.dll
version less than 6.0.3790.279 (datatype=version)
windows : file_state 
IF : Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 is installed
Windows : Registry Test :  Internet Explorer 6 for Windows Server 2003 is installed 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : Registry Object This registry key identifies the version of internet Explorer
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer : Version
value (equals) 6.00.3790.0000 (datatype=version)
windows : registry_state 
IF : NOT the patch kb890923 is installed (Hotfix key)
Windows : Registry Test :  the patch kb890923 is installed (Hotfix key) 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : Registry Object 
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Updates\Windows Server 2003\SP1\KB890923\Filelist
IF : All of the following are true Configuration section
IF : Any one of the following are true ActiveX controls and active scripting are enabled
IF : All of the following are true local machine settings are being used and ActiveX controls and active scripting are enabled
IF : active scripting is enabled for the local machine
Windows : Registry Test :  active scripting is enabled for the local machine 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : Registry Object 
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\^SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Internet Settings\\Zones\\[0-4]$ : 1400
value not equal 3 (datatype=int)
windows : registry_state 
IF : ActiveX controls are enabled for the local machine
Windows : Registry Test :  ActiveX controls are enabled for the local machine 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : Registry Object 
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\^SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Internet Settings\\Zones\\[0-4]$ : 1200
value not equal 3 (datatype=int)
windows : registry_state 
IF : use machine settings rather than individual user settings
Windows : Registry Test :  use machine settings rather than individual user settings 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : Registry Object 
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings : Security_HKLM_only
value (equals) 1 (datatype=int)
windows : registry_state 
IF : All of the following are true current user settings are being used and ActiveX controls and active scripting are enabled
IF : NOT use machine settings rather than individual user settings
Windows : Registry Test :  use machine settings rather than individual user settings 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : Registry Object 
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings : Security_HKLM_only
value (equals) 1 (datatype=int)
windows : registry_state 
IF : active scripting is enabled for the current user
Windows : Registry Test :  active scripting is enabled for the current user 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : Registry Object 
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\^SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Internet Settings\\Zones\\[0-4]$ : 1400
value not equal 3 (datatype=int)
windows : registry_state 
IF : ActiveX controls are enabled for the current user
Windows : Registry Test :  ActiveX controls are enabled for the current user 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : Registry Object 
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\^SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\CurrentVersion\\Internet Settings\\Zones\\[0-4]$ : 1200
value not equal 3 (datatype=int)
windows : registry_state 

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