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Vulnerability Score 7.5 7.5
CVE Id CVE-2001-0720
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:24:46
Published 06 Dec 2001 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



Internet Explorer 5.1 for Macintosh on Mac OS X allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands by causing a BinHex or MacBinary file type to be downloaded, which causes the files to be executed if automatic decoding is enabled.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.4.9


MS - MS01-053

XF - ie-mac-downloaded-file-execution(7336)

BID - 3471

CIAC - M-013

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:36:22