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Category:   OS (Microsoft)  >   Microsoft XML Core Services (MSXML) Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft XML Core Services Bug Lets Remote Users Bypass Same-Origin Policy
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1032114
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-1646   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 14 2015
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2003 SP2, Vista SP2, 2008 SP2, 7 SP1, 2008 R2 SP1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft XML Core Services (MSXML). A remote user can bypass same-origin policy on the target system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted DTD that, when loaded by the target user, will access potentially sensitive information on the target user's system.

Hormazd Billimoria, Xiaoran Wang, Sergey Gorbaty, Anton Rager, and Jonathan Brossard of reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can bypass same-origin policy to access potentially sensitive information on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.

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