Source Element Cross-Domain flaw in Internet Explorer 6

IE does not properly identify the originating domain zone

A flaw in Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 and 6 means the Internet browser does not properly identify the originating domain zone. This can be a problem when handling redirects, which in turn allows remote attackers to read cross-domain Web pages. It might also allow attackers to execute code via a specially crafted web page.

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