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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity Low
Score 2.6/10


Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 and 7 on Windows XP and Vista does not prevent script from simulating user interaction with the AutoComplete feature, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive form information via a crafted web site, aka "AutoComplete Information Disclosure Vulnerability."

  • HIGH
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE

CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published