Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 through 8 does not properly handle unspecified special characters in Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) documents, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from a different (1) domain or (2) zone via a crafted web site, aka "CSS Special Character Information Disclosure 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 disclosure of information
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