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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0380

The MHTML protocol handler in Microsoft Outlook Express 5.5 SP2 through Outlook Express 6 SP1 allows remote attackers to bypass domain restrictions and execute arbitrary code, as demonstrated on Internet Explorer using script in a compiled help (CHM) file that references the InfoTech Storage (ITS) protocol handlers such as (1) ms-its, (2) ms-itss, (3) its, or (4) mk:@MSITStore, aka the "MHTML URL Processing Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2004-05-04 Last Update Date : 2018-10-12
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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) Execute CodeBypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Microsoft Outlook Express v6.0,SP1 MHTML URL Processing Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1010 windows
Microsoft Outlook Express v6.0 for Server 2003 MHTML URL Processing Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1028 windows
Microsoft Outlook Express v5.5,SP2 MHTML URL Processing Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:882 windows
Microsoft Outlook Express v6.0 MHTML URL Processing Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:990 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-2004-0380

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Outlook Express 5.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Outlook Express 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Outlook Express 2

- References For CVE-2004-0380
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:990
XF outlook-mhtml-execute-code(15705)
CERT TA04-104A
BID 9105 Microsoft Outlook Express MHTML Forced File Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-12
CERT-VN VU#323070
BID 9658 Microsoft Internet Explorer ITS Protocol Zone Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-12
BUGTRAQ 20040219 Microsoft Internet Explorer Unspecified CHM File Processing Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability (bid 9658)
BUGTRAQ 20040328 IE ms-its: and mk:@MSITStore: vulnerability
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:882
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1028
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1010
MS MS04-013

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0380

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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