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Shift JIS Character Encoding Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12657

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 through 9 does not properly handle unspecified character sequences which allows remote attackers to read content from a different (1) domain or (2) zone via a crafted web site that triggers "inactive filtering" aka "Shift JIS Character Encoding Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2011-1962
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 9