Microsoft Internet Explorer allows remote attackers to spoof a legitimate URL in the status bar and conduct a phishing attack via a web page with an anchor element with a legitimate "href" attribute, a form whose action points to a malicious URL, and an INPUT submit element that is modified to look like a legitimate URL. NOTE: this issue is very similar to CVE-2004-1104, although the manipulations are slightly different.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification
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