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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2003-1028
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 03:21:30
Published 20 Jan 2004 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2003-1028

Summary

The download function of Internet Explorer 6 SP1 allows remote attackers to obtain the cache directory name via an HTTP response with an invalid ContentType and a .htm file, which could allow remote attackers to bypass security mechanisms that rely on random names, as demonstrated by threadid10008.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Microsoft Ie 5.0

  • Microsoft Ie 5.0.1

  • Microsoft Ie 5.5

  • Microsoft Ie 6.0


References

BUGTRAQ - 20031125 Invalid ContentType may disclose cache directory

XF - ie-download-directory-disclosure(13847)

MISC - http://www.safecenter.net/UMBRELLAWEBV4/threadid10008

OSVDB - 7890

BUGTRAQ - 20031201 Comments on 5 IE vulnerabilities

BUGTRAQ - 20031125 Note for "Invalid ContentType may disclose cache directory"


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:38:08