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Vulnerability Score 7.5 7.5
CVE Id CVE-2001-0724
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:24:46
Published 14 Nov 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 5.5 allows remote attackers to bypass security restrictions via malformed URLs that contain dotless IP addresses, which causes Internet Explorer to process the page in the Intranet Zone, which may have fewer security restrictions, aka the "Zone Spoofing Vulnerability variant" of CVE-2001-0664.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Microsoft Ie 5.5


MS - MS01-055

XF - ie-incorrect-security-zone-variant(8471)

OSVDB - 5556

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:36:22