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Vulnerability Score 4.6 4.6
CVE Id CVE-1999-1235
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:19:02
Published 25 Aug 1999 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



Internet Explorer 5.0 records the username and password for FTP servers in the URL history, which could allow (1) local users to read the information from another user's index.dat, or (2) people who are physically observing ("shoulder surfing") another user to read the information from the status bar when the user moves the mouse over a link.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Microsoft Ie 5.0


XF - nt-ie5-user-ftp-password(3289)

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:35:20