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CVE-1999-1087

CVE information

Published

22 years ago

Last Modified

11 months ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

High

Impact Analysis

Description

Internet Explorer 4 treats a 32-bit number ("dotless IP address") in the a URL as the hostname instead of an IP address, which causes IE to apply Local Intranet Zone settings to the resulting web page, allowing remote malicious web servers to conduct unauthorized activities by using URLs that contain the dotless IP address for their server..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
High
Base Score
7.5/10
Exploit Score
10/10
Access Vector
Network
Access Complexity
Low
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
6.4/10
Confidentiality Impact
Partial
Availability Impact
Partial
Integrity Impact
Partial

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:4.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:4.0.1:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -

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