• CVSS Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings • CPE Information
Internet Explorer 5.0, and possibly other versions, may allow remote attackers (malicious web pages) to read known text files from a client's hard drive via a SCRIPT tag with a SRC value that points to the text file.
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Assigning CNA
MITRE Corporation
Date Record Created
20011030 Disclaimer: The record 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 (20020226)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(3) Baker, Cole, Prosser
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(3) Armstrong, Bishop, Foat
REVIEWING(2) Christey, Wall
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> XF:ie-local-file-disclosure(6688)
 Prosser> Legacy product, users should have updated.
   Courtesy of Microsoft Security Response Center <>:
   IE 5 is no longer supported - so unless this repro's on 5.01 or 5.5, we wouldn't consider doing anything for this.
 Christey> ADDREF BID:2836
 CHANGE> [Christey changed vote from NOOP to REVIEWING]

Proposed (Legacy)
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