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Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2001-0904
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:25:11
Published 20 Nov 2001 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



Internet Explorer 5.5 and 6 with the Q312461 (MS01-055) patch modifies the HTTP_USER_AGENT (UserAgent) information that indicates that the patch has been installed, which could allow remote malicious web sites to more easily identify and exploit vulnerable clients.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Microsoft Ie 5.5

  • Microsoft Ie 6.0


BUGTRAQ - 20011120 MSIE 5.5/6 Q312461 patch disclose patch information

BID - 3556

XF - ie-q312461-patch-existence(7581)

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:36:26