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Cross-Domain Information Disclosure Vulnerability (CVE-2010-0255)

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7145

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 SP4 6 6 SP1 7 and 8 does not prevent rendering of non-HTML local files as HTML documents which allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions and read arbitrary files via vectors involving JavaScript exploit code that constructs a reference to a file://127.0.0.1 URL aka the dynamic OBJECT tag vulnerability as demonstrated by obtaining the data from an index.dat file a variant of CVE-2009-1140 and related to CVE-2008-1448.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2010-0255
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8