CVE-1999-1235

Current Description

Internet Explorer 5.0 records the username and password for FTP servers in the URL history, which could allow (1) local users to read the information from another user's index.dat, or (2) people who are physically observing ("shoulder surfing") another user to read the information from the status bar when the user moves the mouse over a link.

Basic Data

PublishedAugust 25, 1999
Last ModifiedDecember 19, 2017
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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:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score4.6
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score3.9
Impact Score6.4
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegetrue

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftIe5.0*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Microsoft Ie 5.0

References

NameSourceURLTags
19990331 Minor Bug in IE5.0http://ntbugtraq.ntadvice.com/default.asp?pid=36&sid=1&A2=ind9904&L=NTBUGTRAQ&P=R179NTBUGTRAQ
19990825 IE5 FTP password exposure & index.dat null ACL problemhttp://packetderm.cotse.com/mailing-lists/ntbugtraq/1999/0364.htmlNTBUGTRAQ
nt-ie5-user-ftp-password(3289)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/3289XF