• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Internet Explorer 5.5 and 6 with the Q312461 (MS01-055) patch modifies the HTTP_USER_AGENT (UserAgent) information that indicates that the patch has been installed, which could allow remote malicious web sites to more easily identify and exploit vulnerable clients.
Note: References are provided for the convenience of the reader to help distinguish between vulnerabilities. The list is not intended to be complete.
Date Entry Created
20020131 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Modified (20050703)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(3) Armstrong, Cole, Foat
MODIFY(1) Frech
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> XF:ie-q312461-patch-existence(7581)

Proposed (Legacy)
This is an entry on the CVE list, which standardizes names for security problems.