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MIME Sniffing Information Disclosure Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12464

Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 does not properly handle content settings in HTTP responses which allows remote web servers to obtain sensitive information from a different (1) domain or (2) zone via a crafted response aka "MIME Sniffing Information Disclosure Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2011-1246
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8