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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2002-0976

Internet Explorer 4.0 and later allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a web page that accesses a legacy XML Datasource applet ( and modifies the base URL to point to the local system, which is trusted by the applet.
Publish Date : 2002-09-24 Last Update Date : 2016-10-17
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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 CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2002-0976

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft IE 4.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft IE 4.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft IE 4.0.1 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft IE 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Microsoft IE 5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Microsoft IE 5.0.1 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Microsoft IE 5.0.1 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Microsoft IE 5.5 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Microsoft IE 5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Microsoft IE 5.5 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Microsoft IE 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft IE 11

- References For CVE-2002-0976
BID 5490 Microsoft Internet Explorer XML Datasource Applet File Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2013-06-13
XF ie-xml-read-files(9885)
BUGTRAQ 20020817 Internet explorer can read local files

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2002-0976

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