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IE .chm Directory Traversal Windows NT Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:956

Internet Explorer 5.x and 6.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary programs via a modified directory traversal attack using a URL containing ".." (dot dot) sequences and a filename that ends in "::" which is treated as a .chm file even if it does not have a .chm extension. NOTE: this bug may overlap CVE-2004-0475.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows NT
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2003-1041
Product(s):
  • HTML Help Facility