Zero-day vulnerability in Windows

Cross-site scripting

The vulnerability was originally disclosed on the WooYun website.

Known malware:

exploit:win32/cve-2011-0096 trojan horse.

Vulnerability details

Advisory: SB2011012802 - Information disclosure in MHTML in Microsoft Windows

Vulnerable component: Windows

CVE-ID: CVE-2011-0096

CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

CWE-ID: CWE-79 - Improper Neutralization of Input During Web Page Generation ('Cross-site Scripting')


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-input passed via MIME-formatted requests for content blocks within a document. A remote attacker can trick the victim to follow a specially crafted "MHTML:" link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in userтАЩs browser in context of vulnerable website.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to steal potentially sensitive information, change appearance of the web page, perform phishing and drive-by-download attacks.

Public Exploits: