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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2002-0648

The legacy <script> data-island capability for XML in Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01, 5.5, and 6.0 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary XML files, and portions of other files, via a URL whose "src" attribute redirects to a local file.
Publish Date : 2002-09-24 Last Update Date : 2018-10-12
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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 CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
IE5.01,SP3 File Disclosure via Redirects Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1026 windows
IE5.01,SP4 File Disclosure via Redirects Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:776 windows
IE6 for Server 2003 File Disclosure via Redirects Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:608 windows
IE6 Installed XP,SP2 File Disclosure via Redirects Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1148 windows
IE6,SP1 File Disclosure via Redirects Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1207 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2002-0648

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft IE 5.01 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft IE 5.01 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft IE 5.01 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft IE 5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Microsoft IE 5.5 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Microsoft IE 5.5 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Microsoft IE 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft IE 7

- References For CVE-2002-0648
MS MS02-047
BUGTRAQ 20020823 Accessing remote/local content in IE (GM#009-IE)
BID 5560 Microsoft Internet Explorer XML Redirect File Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2002-08-23
XF ie-xml-redirect-read-files(9936)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2002-0648

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