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CVE-2003-1028

Severity Medium
Score 5/10

Summary

The download function of Internet Explorer 6 SP1 allows remote attackers to obtain the cache directory name via an HTTP response with an invalid ContentType and a .htm file, which could allow remote attackers to bypass security mechanisms that rely on random names, as demonstrated by threadid10008.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • NONE

References

Advisory Timeline

  • Published