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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Internet Explorer Flaw in Processing EUC-JP Encoded Characters Lets Remote Users Conduct Cross-Site Scripting Attacks
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1025847
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1025847
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 26 2011
Impact:   Disclosure of authentication information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, Modification of user information
Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 6
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Internet Explorer. A remote user can conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

The software does not properly process EUC-JP encoded characters. A remote user can cause arbitrary scripting code to be executed by the target user's browser. The code will originate from the target site. As a result, the code will be able to access the target user's cookies (including authentication cookies), if any, associated with the site, access data recently submitted by the target user via web form to the site, or take actions on the site acting as the target user.

The original advisory is available at:

http://jvn.jp/en/jp/JVN51325625/index.html

Takeshi TERADA reported this vulnerability via JPCERT/CC.

Impact:   A remote user can access the target user's cookies (including authentication cookies), if any, associated with the target site, access data recently submitted by the target user via web form to the site, or take actions on the site acting as the target user.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL:  www.microsoft.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:   Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Tue, 26 Jul 2011 12:35:03 +0000
Subject:  Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE)


http://jvn.jp/en/jp/JVN51325625/index.html


 
 


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