CVE-1999-1472

Current Description

Internet Explorer 4.0 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary text and HTML files on the user's machine via a small IFRAME that uses Dynamic HTML (DHTML) to send the data to the attacker, aka the Freiburg text-viewing issue.

Basic Data

PublishedDecember 31, 1999
Last ModifiedOctober 10, 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:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Base Score5.0
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score2.9
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*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Microsoft Ie 4.0

References

NameSourceURLTags
19971017 Security Hole in Explorer 4.0http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=87710897923098&w=2BUGTRAQ
Q176697http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q176/6/97.aspMSKBPATCH Vendor Advisory
Q176794http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q176/7/94.aspMSKBPATCH Vendor Advisory
http://www.insecure.org/sploits/Internet_explorer_4.0.hack.htmlhttp://www.insecure.org/sploits/Internet_explorer_4.0.hack.htmlMISCExploit PATCH Vendor Advisory
http://www.microsoft.com/Windows/ie/security/freiburg.asphttp://www.microsoft.com/Windows/ie/security/freiburg.aspCONFIRM
7819http://www.osvdb.org/7819OSVDB
http-ie-spy(587)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/587XF