Current Description

Cross-domain vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 SP4, 6, and 7 allows remote attackers to access restricted information from other domains via JavaScript that uses the Object data type for the value of a (1) location or (2) location.href property, related to incorrect determination of the origin of web script, aka "Window Location Property Cross-Domain Vulnerability." NOTE: according to Microsoft, CVE-2008-2948 and CVE-2008-2949 are duplicates of this issue, probably different attack vectors.

Referenced by CVEs:CVE-2008-2948, CVE-2008-2949

Basic Data

PublishedJune 30, 2008
Last ModifiedOctober 12, 2018
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeCWE-284
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityMEDIUM
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score6.8
Exploitability Score8.6
Impact Score6.4
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegetrue

Base Metric V3

No data provided.


  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftInternet Explorer5.01sp4******
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftInternet Explorer6*******
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftInternet Explorer7*******

Vulnerable Software List

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01, 6, 7


NameSourceURLTags Coverage
SSRT080143 List
30857 Required Vendor Advisory
VU#923508 Party Advisory US Government Resource
29960 Party Advisory VDB Entry
1020382 Party Advisory VDB Entry
TA08-288A Party Advisory US Government Resource
ADV-2008-1940 Link
ADV-2008-2809 Link