The XSS Filter in Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 allows remote attackers to leverage the "response-changing mechanism" to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks against web sites that have no inherent XSS vulnerabilities, related to the details of output encoding and improper modification of an HTML attribute, aka "XSS Filter Script Handling Vulnerability."
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
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 modification
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