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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0817

Internet Explorer 5.01 through 6 SP1 allows remote attackers to bypass zone restrictions and read arbitrary files via an XML object.
Publish Date : 2004-02-03 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) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
IE v5.01,SP2 Zone Restrictions Bypass via XML Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:508 windows
IE v5.01,SP3 Zone Restrictions Bypass via XML Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:520 windows
IE v5.01,SP4 Zone Restrictions Bypass via XML Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:548 windows
IE v5.5,SP2 Zone Restrictions Bypass via XML Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:549 windows
IE v6.0 (XP) Zone Restrictions Bypass via XML Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:543 windows
IE v6.0,SP1 (Server 2003) Zone Restrictions Bypass via XML Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:566 windows
IE v6.0,SP1 Zone Restrictions Bypass via XML Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:556 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-2003-0817

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft IE 5.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft IE 5.0.1 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft IE 5.0.1 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft IE 5.0.1 SP3 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 5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Microsoft IE 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Microsoft IE 6.0 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft IE 9

- References For CVE-2003-0817
MS MS03-048
BID 9012 Microsoft Internet Explorer XML Object Zone Restriction Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2013-06-13

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0817

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

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