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Microsoft Internet Explorer MIME Hack

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:141

HTML e-mail feature in Internet Explorer 5.5 and earlier allows attackers to execute attachments by setting an unusual MIME type for the attachment which Internet Explorer does not process correctly.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2001-0154
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer