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CVE-2000-0439 Detail


Internet Explorer 4.0 and 5.0 allows a malicious web site to obtain client cookies from another domain by including that domain name and escaped characters in a URL, aka the "Unauthorized Cookie Access" vulnerability.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  05/11/2000

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
2.6 LOW
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source MS MS00-033 External Source BID 1194 External Source BUGTRAQ 20000510 IE Domain Confusion Vulnerability External Source BUGTRAQ 20000511 IE Domain Confusion Vulnerability is an Email problem also External Source XF ie-cookie-disclosure(4447)

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