Vulnerability Name:

CVE-2008-1545

Assigned:2008-03-21
Published:2008-03-21
Updated:2017-08-07
Summary:The setRequestHeader method of the XMLHttpRequest object in Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 does not restrict the dangerous Transfer-Encoding HTTP request header, which allows remote attackers to conduct HTTP request splitting and HTTP request smuggling attacks via a POST containing a "Transfer-Encoding: chunked" header and a request body with an incorrect chunk size.
CVSS v3 Severity:3.7 Low (CCN CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): High
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope:Scope (S): Unchanged
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Low
Availibility (A): None
CVSS v2 Severity:4.3 Medium (CVSS v2 Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
3.4 Low (Temporal CVSS v2 Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N/E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availibility (A): None
2.6 Low (CCN CVSS v2 Vector: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
2.0 Low (CCN Temporal CVSS v2 Vector: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N/E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
Athentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availibility (A): None
Vulnerability Type:CWE-20
References:Source: SREASON
Type: UNKNOWN
3786

Source: MISC
Type: UNKNOWN
http://www.mindedsecurity.com/MSA01240108.html

Source: BUGTRAQ
Type: UNKNOWN
20080321 [MSA01240108] IE7 Transfer-Encoding: chunked allows Request Splitting/Smuggling.

Source: VUPEN
Type: UNKNOWN
ADV-2008-0980

Source: XF
Type: UNKNOWN
ie-setrequestheader-chunk-security-bypass(42804)

Vulnerable Configuration:Configuration 1:
  • cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:7.0.5730.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • Configuration CCN 1:
  • cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:7.0.5730.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • * Denotes that component is vulnerable
    BACK
    microsoft ie 7.0.5730.11
    microsoft ie 7.0
    microsoft ie 7.0.5730.11