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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-1191

The Web View DLL (webvw.dll), as used in Windows Explorer on Windows 2000 systems, does not properly filter an apostrophe ("'") in the author name in a document, which allows attackers to execute arbitrary script via extra attributes when Web View constructs a mailto: link for the preview pane when the user selects the file.
Publish Date : 2005-05-02 Last Update Date : 2019-04-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Web View Remote Code Execution Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3585 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-1191

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 * SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 * SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 * SP4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 * SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows 98 * Gold * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Microsoft Windows 98se * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Microsoft Windows Me * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 2000 5
Microsoft Windows 98 1
Microsoft Windows 98se 1
Microsoft Windows Me 1

- References For CVE-2005-1191
BUGTRAQ 20050419 File Selection May Lead to Command Execution (GM#015-IE)
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3585
BID 13248 Microsoft Windows Explorer Preview Pane Script Injection Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-12
VUPEN ADV-2005-0509
XF windows-web-view-command-execution(20380)
MS MS05-024

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-1191

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