Free and open-source vulnerability scanner

Mageni eases for you the vulnerability scanning, assessment, and management process. It is free and open-source.

Install Now

Available for macOS, Windows, and Linux

App screenshot

CVE-2001-1497

CVE information

Published

21 years ago

Last Modified

1 year ago

CVSSv2.0 Severity

Low

Impact Analysis

Description

Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 through 6.0 could allow local users to differentiate between alphanumeric and non-alphanumeric characters used in a password by pressing certain control keys that jump between non-alphanumeric characters, which makes it easier to conduct a brute-force password guessing attack..

CVSSv2.0 Score

Severity
Low
Base Score
2.1/10
Exploit Score
3.9/10
Access Vector
Local
Access Complexity
Low
Authentication Required
None
Impact Score
2.9/10
Confidentiality Impact
Partial
Availability Impact
None
Integrity Impact
None

Products Affected

CPE Affected Vulnerable Excluding Edit
cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:4.0.1:*:windows_98:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:4.0:*:windows_nt:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:4.0.1:*:windows_nt:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:4.1:*:windows_95:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:4.1:*:windows_98:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:4.1:*:windows_nt_4.0:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:5.5:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
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:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:5.5:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -
cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  Yes
- -