Vulnerability CVE-2003-1559


Published: 2003-12-31   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.22, and other 5 through 6 SP1 versions, sends Referer headers containing https:// URLs in requests for http:// URLs, which allows remote attackers to obtain potentially sensitive information by reading Referer log data.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
IE 5.22 on Mac Transmitting HTTP Referer from Secure Page
deane deanebarke...
16.07.2008

Type:

CWE-200

(Information Exposure)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5/10
2.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
None
None
Affected software
Microsoft -> IE 

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/9295
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/348574
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/348360
http://www.gadgetopia.com/2003/12/23/OutlookWebAccessPrivacyHole.html
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3989

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