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Improper Cross Domain Security Validation with ShowHelp Functionality

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:57

The showHelp() function in Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 5.5 and 6.0 supports certain types of pluggable protocols that allow remote attackers to bypass the cross-domain security model and execute arbitrary code aka "Improper Cross Domain Security Validation with ShowHelp functionality."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2003-1328
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer