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Internet Explorer 5.x and 6 interprets an object as an HTML document even when its MIME Content-Type is text/plain, which could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary script in documents that the user does not expect, possibly through web applications that use a text/plain type to prevent cross-site scripting attacks.
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Date Entry Created
20020501 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)
Proposed (20020502)
Votes (Legacy)
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(4) Armstrong, Cole, Cox, Foat
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> XF:ie-opera-contenttype-css(8218)

Proposed (Legacy)
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