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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0979

Internet Explorer on Windows XP does not properly modify the "Drag and Drop or copy and paste files" setting when the user sets it to "Disable" or "Prompt," which may enable security-sensitive operations that are inconsistent with the user's intended configuration.
Publish Date : 2004-12-31 Last Update Date : 2021-07-23
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2004-0979

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft IE 6.0 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft IE 6.0 SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * SP2 Media Center * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * * 64-bit * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * SP1 64-bit * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * SP1 Home * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * SP1 Embedded * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * * Embedded * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * SP1 Media Center * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * * Media Center * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * * Home * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * Gold Professional * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * SP2 Home * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * SP2 Tablet Pc * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft IE 2
Microsoft Internet Explorer 1
Microsoft Windows Xp 12

- References For CVE-2004-0979
MS MS04-038
CERT-VN VU#630720
CERT TA04-293A
XF ie-dragdrop-security-bypass(17820)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0979

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