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IE v5.01SP3 Script URLs Cross Domain Zone Restrictions Bypass

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:362

Internet Explorer 6 SP1 and earlier allows remote attackers to bypass zone restrictions by (1) using the NavigateAndFind method to load a file: URL containing Javascript as demonstrated by NAFfileJPU (2) using the window.open method to load a file: URL containing Javascript as demonstrated using WsOpenFileJPU (3) setting the href property in the base tag for the _search window as demonstrated using WsBASEjpu (4) loading the search window into an Iframe as demonstrated using WsFakeSrc (5) caching a javascript: URL in the browser history then accessing that URL in the same frame as the target domain as demonstrated using WsOpenJpuInHistory NAFjpuInHistory BackMyParent BackMyParent2 and RefBack aka the "Script URLs Cross Domain" vulnerability.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2003-0816
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer