Vulnerability Name:

CVE-1999-1241 (CCN-2173)

Assigned:1999-05-06
Published:1999-05-06
Updated:2021-07-23
Summary:Internet Explorer, with a security setting below Medium, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a malicious web page that uses the FileSystemObject ActiveX object.
CVSS v3 Severity:10.0 Critical (CCN CVSS v3.1 Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope:Scope (S): Changed
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availibility (A): High
CVSS v2 Severity:10.0 High (CVSS v2 Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availibility (A): Complete
10.0 High (CCN CVSS v2 Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Athentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availibility (A): Complete
Vulnerability Type:CWE-Other
Vulnerability Consequences:File Manipulation
References:Source: MITRE
Type: CNA
CVE-1999-1241

Source: MISC
Type: UNKNOWN
http://oliver.efri.hr/~crv/security/bugs/NT/activex4.html

Source: CCN
Type: OSVDB ID: 7907
Microsoft IE FileSystemObject ActiveX Object Arbitrary Command Execution

Source: CCN
Type: Security Bugware Web site
ActiveX (FileSystemObject)

Source: XF
Type: UNKNOWN
ie-filesystemobject(2173)

Source: XF
Type: UNKNOWN
ie-filesystemobject(2173)

Vulnerable Configuration:Configuration 1:
  • cpe:/a:microsoft:internet_explorer:6.0.2900:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • Configuration CCN 1:
  • cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • * Denotes that component is vulnerable
    BACK
    microsoft internet explorer 6.0.2900
    microsoft ie *