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CVE-2001-1497 Details

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NameCVE-2001-1497
StatusCandidate
DescriptionMicrosoft 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.
ReferencesBID:3563
URL: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3563
BUGTRAQ:20011120 Re: MS IE Password inputs
URL: http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/241400
BUGTRAQ:20011121 MS IE Password inputs
URL: http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/241323
XF:ie-password-character-information(7592)
URL: http://www.iss.net/security_center/static/7592.php
PhaseAssigned (20050621)
VotesNone (candidate not yet proposed)
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