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CVE-2007-5456 Detail

Current Description

Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 and earlier allows remote attackers to bypass the "File Download - Security Warning" dialog box and download arbitrary .exe files by placing a '?' (question mark) followed by a non-.exe filename after the .exe filename, as demonstrated by (1) .txt, (2) .cda, (3) .log, (4) .dif, (5) .sol, (6) .htt, (7) .itpc, (8) .itms, (9) .dvr-ms, (10) .dib, (11) .asf, (12) .tif, and unspecified other extensions, a different issue than CVE-2004-1331. NOTE: this issue might not cross privilege boundaries, although it does bypass an intended protection mechanism.

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:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Provides user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3222
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/482220/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/482248/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/482297/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/482314/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26062

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

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

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5456
NVD Published Date:
10/14/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018