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IE File Download Dialog Deception Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1014

Internet Explorer 5.5 and 6.0 allows remote attackers to cause the File Download dialogue box to misrepresent the name of the file in the dialogue in a way that could fool users into thinking that the file type is safe to download.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows ME
  • Microsoft Windows 98
  • Microsoft Windows NT
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2001-0875
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer