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Race Condition Cross-Domain Information Disclosure Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6041

Race condition in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 SP1; 6 and 7 for Windows XP SP2 and SP3; 6 and 7 for Server 2003 SP2; 7 for Vista Gold SP1 and SP2; and 7 for Server 2008 SP2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or perform other actions upon a page transition with the permissions of the old page and the content of the new page as demonstrated by setInterval functions that set location.href within a try/catch expression aka the "bait & switch vulnerability" or "Race Condition Cross-Domain Information Disclosure Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2007-3091
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer