Critical

CVE-2004-0216 - Unspecified vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer

Publication: 2004-11-03
Summary

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.

Risk level (CVSS 10)

Critical

10.0

Access Vector

  • Network
  • Adjacent Network
  • Local

Access Complexity

  • Low
  • Medium
  • High

Authentication

  • None
  • Single
  • Multiple

Confident. Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Integrity Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Affected Products

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6