ID CVE-2001-0727
Summary Internet Explorer 6.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by modifying the Content-Disposition and Content-Type header fields in a way that causes Internet Explorer to believe that the file is safe to open without prompting the user, aka the "File Execution Vulnerability."
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 7.5 (as of 12-10-2018 - 21:30)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE NVD-CWE-Other
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
PARTIAL PARTIAL PARTIAL
cvss-vector via4 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
oval via4
accepted 2016-05-27T15:00:00.000-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Tiffany Bergeron
    organization The MITRE Corporation
  • name Harvey Rubinovitz
    organization The MITRE Corporation
  • name Christine Walzer
    organization The MITRE Corporation
  • name Maria Kedovskaya
    organization ALTX-SOFT
  • name Maria Mikhno
    organization ALTX-SOFT
  • name Maria Mikhno
    organization ALTX-SOFT
definition_extensions
comment Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 is installed
oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:563
description Internet Explorer 6.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by modifying the Content-Disposition and Content-Type header fields in a way that causes Internet Explorer to believe that the file is safe to open without prompting the user, aka the "File Execution Vulnerability."
family windows
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:921
status accepted
submitted 2004-04-29T04:00:00.000-04:00
title IE File Execution User-prompt Bypass Vulnerability
version 72
refmap via4
bid 3578
bugtraq
  • 20011214 MSIE may download and run progams automatically
  • 20011216 Re: MSIE may download and run progams automatically - NOT SO FAST
cert CA-2001-36
cert-vn VU#443699
ciac M-027
osvdb 3033
xf ie-file-download-execution(7703)
saint via4
bid 3578
description Internet Explorer inline content filename extension vulnerability
id win_patch_ie_patch
osvdb 3033
title inline_content_filename_ext
type client
Last major update 12-10-2018 - 21:30
Published 14-12-2001 - 05:00
Last modified 12-10-2018 - 21:30
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