CVE-ID

CVE-2001-0727

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
Internet Explorer 6.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by modifying the Content-Disposition and Content-Type header fields in a way that causes Internet Explorer to believe that the file is safe to open without prompting the user, aka the "File Execution Vulnerability."
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Date Entry Created
20020625 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.
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