Microsoft Internet Explorer download function cache directory disclosure

ie-download-directory-disclosure (13847) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


The Simplified Chinese release of Microsoft Internet Explorer could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by a vulnerability in the download function. By creating a specially-crafted Web page with an invalid value in the Content-Type: header field and a file with an .htm file extension for the file name field, a remote attacker could cause the disclosure of the victim's cache directory, once the victim views the malicious Web page.


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No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


Platforms Affected:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 SP1
  • Microsoft Windows XP zh


Nov 25, 2003

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