Georgi Guninski security advisory #24, 2000
IE 5.5/Outlook java security vulnerability - reading arbitrary local
files and URLs
IE 5.5/Outlook/Outlook Express - probably other versions, have not
Date: 18 October 2000
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There is a security vulnerability in IE 5.5/Outlook/Outlook Express
reading local files, arbitrary URLs and local directory structure after
web page or reading HTML message.
The problem is the possibility for specifying arbitrary codebase for an