Microsoft Internet Explorer onclick action click hijacking

ie-onclickaction-click-hijacking (48542) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Microsoft Internet Explorer could allow a remote attacker to hijack the clicking action of the victim. By persuading a victim into visiting a specially-crafted Web site using an onclick action that navigates a misleading element to the current mouse position, a remote attacker could hijack the victim's click actions and gain unauthorized access to the browser.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5.8
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 5
  Exploitability: Proof-of-Concept
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer Web site: Internet Explorer.
  • CVE-2009-0369: Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 allows remote attackers to trick a user into visiting an arbitrary URL via an onclick action that moves a crafted element to the current mouse position, related to a Clickjacking vulnerability.
  • OSVDB ID: 56432: Microsoft IE onclick Action Mouse Click Subversion (Clickjacking)

Platforms Affected:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0

Reported:

Jan 29, 2009

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