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Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2002-1688
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:31:15
Published 31 Dec 2002 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



The browser history feature in Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 through 6.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary script as other users and steal authentication information via cookies by injecting JavaScript into the URL, which is executed when the user hits the Back button.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Microsoft Ie 5.5

  • Microsoft Ie 6.0


XF - ie-history-javascript-urls(8844)

BID - 4505

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:37:26