The showHelp() function in Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01, 5.5, and
6.0 supports certain types of pluggable protocols that allow remote
attackers to bypass the cross-domain security model and execute
arbitrary code, aka "Improper Cross Domain Security Validation with
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BUGTRAQ:20030206 showHelp("file:") disables security in IE - Sandblad advisory #11
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