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IE v5.5SP2 GetObject File Retrieval

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:40

Internet Explorer 5.01 5.5 and 6.0 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via malformed requests to the GetObject function which bypass some of GetObject's security checks.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2002-0023
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer