05 February 2010
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 =========================================================================== AUSCERT Security Bulletin ASB-2010.0042.2 Information Disclosure vulnerability in Internet Explorer 5 February 2010 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: Internet Explorer 5 Internet Explorer 6 Internet Explorer 7 Internet Explorer 8 Operating System: Windows Impact/Access: Access Confidential Data -- Remote with User Interaction Resolution: Mitigation CVE Names: CVE-2010-0555 CVE-2010-0255 Comment: There are currently no reports of active exploitation of this vulnerability even though proof of concept code has now been released.  Revision History: February 5 2010: Added CVE-2010-0555 and added CORE security reference. February 4 2010: Initial Release OVERVIEW An information disclosure vulnerability has been reported in Internet Explorer  and is currently being investigated. IMPACT All versions of Internet Explorer running with Protected Mode disabled on any Windows platform, or Internet Explorer running on Windows XP, can expose files with a known filename and location.  MITIGATION Microsoft has provided a number of mitigation strategies and workarounds, including how to enable and configure Protected Mode.  REFERENCES  Internet Explorer Dynamic OBJECT tag and URLMON sniffing vulnerabilities http://www.coresecurity.com/content/internet-explorer-dynamic-object-tag  Vulnerability in Internet Explorer Could Allow Information Disclosure http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/980088.mspx AusCERT has made every effort to ensure that the information contained in this document is accurate. However, the decision to use the information described is the responsibility of each user or organisation. The decision to follow or act on information or advice contained in this security bulletin is the responsibility of each user or organisation, and should be considered in accordance with your organisation's site policies and procedures. AusCERT takes no responsibility for consequences which may arise from following or acting on information or advice contained in this security bulletin. If you believe that your computer system has been compromised or attacked in any way, we encourage you to let us know by completing the secure National IT Incident Reporting Form at: http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?it=3192 =========================================================================== Australian Computer Emergency Response Team The University of Queensland Brisbane Qld 4072 Internet Email: email@example.com Facsimile: (07) 3365 7031 Telephone: (07) 3365 4417 (International: +61 7 3365 4417) AusCERT personnel answer during Queensland business hours which are GMT+10:00 (AEST). On call after hours for member emergencies only. =========================================================================== -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Comment: https://www.auscert.org.au/1967 iD8DBQFLa5ki/iFOrG6YcBERApaEAJsEoE86QnbnZrCMB+90VwBwoyyCcwCg19nD MK7o+7Nr7PvruyjzVuzjzoU= =+rmD -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----