Microsoft Internet Explorer/Outlook Express 5.01 Javascript privileges management

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in Microsoft Internet Explorer and Outlook Express 5.01 (Web Browser). Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown functionality of the component Javascript. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-269. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality. The summary by CVE is:

Outlook Express 5.01 and Internet Explorer 5.01 allow remote attackers to view a user s email messages via a script that accesses a variable that references subsequent email messages that are read by the client.

The weakness was presented 02/01/2000 by Georgi Guninski (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2000-0105. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 962), X-Force (4018) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-2420). See 15784 for similar entry.





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VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.1

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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-269
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Researcher: Georgi Guninski
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2000-0105 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 962 - MS Outlook Express 5 Javascript Email Access Vulnerability
X-Force: 4018
Vulnerability Center: 2420 - Outlook Express 5.01 and Internet Explorer 5.01 Javascript Vulnerability, Medium

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Created: 06/23/2014 04:38 PM
Updated: 04/07/2017 12:06 PM
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