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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-3406

Original release date: 06/26/2007
Last revised: 11/15/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Multiple absolute path traversal vulnerabilities in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 on Windows XP SP2 allow remote attackers to access arbitrary local files via the file: URI in the (1) src attribute of a (a) bgsound, (b) input, (c) EMBED, (d) img, or (e) script tag; (2) data attribute of an object tag; (3) value attribute of a param tag; (4) background attribute of a body tag; or (5) the background:url attribute declared in the BODY parameter of a STYLE tag.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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External Source: OSVDB
Name: 45435
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.xdisclose.com/XD100099.txt
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: BID
Name: 22621

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