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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2002-0980

Original release date: 09/24/2002
Last revised: 09/10/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The Web Folder component for Internet Explorer 5.5 and 6.0 writes an error message to a known location in the temporary folder, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by injecting it into the error message, then referring to the error message file via a mhtml: URL.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: VULN-DEV
Name: 20020815 SILLY BEHAVIOR : Internet Explorer 5.5 - 6.0
External Source: BID
Name: 5473
External Source: NTBUGTRAQ
Name: 20020815 SILLY BEHAVIOR : Internet Explorer 5.5 - 6.0
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20020815 SILLY BEHAVIOR : Internet Explorer 5.5 - 6.0
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: MS
Name: MS03-014
External Source: XF
Name: ie-webfolder-script-injection(9881)

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