A vulnerability has been reported in Internet Explorer, which can be exploited by malicious people to gain knowledge of sensitive information.
The vulnerability is caused due to an error in the MHTML protocol handler when interpreting MHTML URI redirections. This can be exploited to bypass Internet Explorer domain restrictions when returning MHTML content via a specially crafted web page.
Successful exploitation allows reading content from another Internet Explorer domain or the local system
NOTE: The vulnerability is reported in Outlook Express and Windows Mail by Microsoft as the functionality is provided by these programs. However, the vulnerability is exploitable via Internet Explorer.
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Subject: Internet Explorer MHTML Protocol Handler Cross-Domain Information Disclosure
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