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CVE-2004-0866 Detail


Internet Explorer 6.0 allows web sites to set cookies for country-specific top-level domains, such as,, and, which could allow remote attackers to perform a session fixation attack and hijack a user's HTTP session.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  09/16/2004

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source BUGTRAQ 20040916 wp-04-0001: Multiple Browser Cookie Injection Vulnerabilities Vendor Advisory External Source SECTRACK 1011332 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source BID 11186 External Source XF web-browser-session-hijack(17415)

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