National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2003-0116
Original release date:05/12/2003
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01, 5.5 and 6.0 does not properly check the Cascading Style Sheet input parameter for Modal dialogs, which allows remote attackers to read files on the local system via a web page containing script that creates a dialog and then accesses the target files, aka "Modal Dialog script execution."
CVSS Severity (version 2.0 incomplete approximation):
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type:Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
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US-CERT Vulnerability Note: VU#244729
External Source: BID
Type: Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: MS
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20021203 Poisonous Style for Dialog window turns the zone off.