National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-6502
Original release date:01/22/2013
Microsoft Internet Explorer before 10 allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information about the existence of files, and read certain data from files, via a UNC share pathname in the SRC attribute of a SCRIPT element, as demonstrated by reading a name-value pair from a local file via a \\127.0.0.1\C$\ sequence.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
'Internet Explorer version 6 through 9 are affected..'
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External Source: MISC
- Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)