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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2002-0980

The Web Folder component for Internet Explorer 5.5 and 6.0 writes an error message to a known location in the temporary folder, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by injecting it into the error message, then referring to the error message file via a mhtml: URL.
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 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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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 User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2002-0980

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

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft IE 4

- References For CVE-2002-0980
MS MS03-014
BID 5473 Microsoft Outlook Express MHTML URL Handler File Rendering Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
XF ie-webfolder-script-injection(9881)
VULN-DEV 20020815 SILLY BEHAVIOR : Internet Explorer 5.5 - 6.0
BUGTRAQ 20020815 SILLY BEHAVIOR : Internet Explorer 5.5 - 6.0
NTBUGTRAQ 20020815 SILLY BEHAVIOR : Internet Explorer 5.5 - 6.0

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2002-0980

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