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XSS Filter Script Handling Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7715

The XSS Filter in Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 allows remote attackers to leverage the "response-changing mechanism" to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks against web sites that have no inherent XSS vulnerabilities related to the details of output encoding and improper modification of an HTML attribute aka "XSS Filter Script Handling Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-4074
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer