CVE-2002-1688 - Unspecified vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer


The browser history feature in Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 through 6.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary script as other users and steal authentication information via cookies by injecting JavaScript into the URL, which is executed when the user hits the Back button.

Risk level (CVSS 5.0)



Access Vector

  • Network
  • Adjacent Network
  • Local

Access Complexity

  • Low
  • Medium
  • High


  • None
  • Single
  • Multiple

Confident. Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Integrity Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Affected Products