The legacy <script> data-island capability for XML in Microsoft
Internet Explorer 5.01, 5.5, and 6.0 allows remote attackers to read
arbitrary XML files, and portions of other files, via a URL whose
"src" attribute redirects to a local file.
Note:References are provided for the convenience of the reader to help distinguish between vulnerabilities. The list is not intended to be complete.
BUGTRAQ:20020823 Accessing remote/local content in IE (GM#009-IE)
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.
This is an entry on the CVE
list, which standardizes names for security