CVE-1999-1087

Current Description

Internet Explorer 4 treats a 32-bit number ("dotless IP address") in the a URL as the hostname instead of an IP address, which causes IE to apply Local Intranet Zone settings to the resulting web page, allowing remote malicious web servers to conduct unauthorized activities by using URLs that contain the dotless IP address for their server.

Basic Data

PublishedDecember 31, 1999
Last ModifiedOctober 12, 2018
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Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score7.5
SeverityHIGH
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score6.4
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftIe4.0*******
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftIe4.0.1*******
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftIe4.0.1sp1******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Microsoft Ie 4.0, 4.0.1

References

NameSourceURLTags
Q168617http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q168/6/17.aspMSKBPATCH Vendor Advisory
http://www.microsoft.com/Windows/Ie/security/dotless.asphttp://www.microsoft.com/Windows/Ie/security/dotless.aspCONFIRM
7828http://www.osvdb.org/7828OSVDB
MS98-016https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/1998/ms98-016MS
ie-dotless(2209)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/2209XF