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Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2004-1686
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:42:04
Published 15 Sep 2004 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



Internet Explorer 6.0 in Windows XP SP2 allows remote attackers to bypass the Information Bar prompt for ActiveX and Javascript via an XHTML page that contains an Internet Explorer formatted comment between the DOCTYPE tag and the HTML tag, as demonstrated using the DesignScience MathPlayer ActiveX plugin.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Microsoft Ie 6.0


XF - ie-information-bar-bypass(20617)

BID - 11200

BUGTRAQ - 20040915 IE6 + XP SP2 Vulnerability

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:39:08