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CVE-2001-0727 Detail

Current Description

Internet Explorer 6.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by modifying the Content-Disposition and Content-Type header fields in a way that causes Internet Explorer to believe that the file is safe to open without prompting the user, aka the "File Execution Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=100835204509262&w=2
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=100861273114437&w=2
http://www.cert.org/advisories/CA-2001-36.html Patch Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
http://www.ciac.org/ciac/bulletins/m-027.shtml
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/443699 US Government Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3578
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2001/ms01-058
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/7703
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A921

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2001-0727
NVD Published Date:
12/14/2001
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018