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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2002-2311

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 and possibly others allows remote attackers to upload arbitrary file contents when users press a key corresponding to the JavaScript (1) event.ctrlKey or (2) event.shiftKey onkeydown event contained in a webpage. NOTE: it was reported that the vendor has disputed the severity of this issue.
Publish Date : 2002-12-31 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2002-2311

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft IE 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft IE 5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft IE 5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft IE 5.5 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Microsoft IE 5.5 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Microsoft IE 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Opera Software Opera Web Browser 6.0.1 Linux Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Opera Software Opera Web Browser 6.0.1 Win32 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Opera Software Opera Web Browser 6.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft IE 6
Opera Software Opera Web Browser 3

- References For CVE-2002-2311
BUGTRAQ 20020723 Pressing CTRL in IE is dangerous - Sandblad advisory #8
BUGTRAQ 20020724 RE: Pressing CTRL in IE is dangerous - Sandblad advisory #8
BID 5290 Multiple Vendor Web Browser JavaScript Modifier Keypress Event Subversion Vulnerability Release Date:2013-06-13
XF ie-ctrl-file-upload(9653)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2002-2311

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit for more information)

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