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IE Cached Content Command Execution Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:920

Internet Explorer 5.5 and earlier allows remote attackers to obtain the physical location of cached content and open the content in the Local Computer Zone then use compiled HTML help (.chm) files to execute arbitrary programs.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows 98
  • Microsoft Windows NT
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2001-0002
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer