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Vulnerability Score 7.5 7.5
CVE Id CVE-2002-0188
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:27:23
Published 29 May 2002 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 and 6.0 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via malformed Content-Disposition and Content-Type header fields that cause the application for the spoofed file type to pass the file back to the operating system for handling rather than raise an error message, aka the second variant of the "Content Disposition" vulnerability.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Microsoft Ie 5.01

  • Microsoft Ie 6.0


MS - MS02-023


XF - ie-content-disposition-variant2(9086)

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Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:36:49