False URL Can Steal or Set Cookies for Different Domain

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If you use Microsoft Internet Explorer to visit a Web site, and the URL contains a series of illegal characters, cookies can be stolen or set for other domains.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Windows 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
260910 How to Obtain the Latest Windows 2000 Service Pack
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Windows 2000 Service Pack 1.

Article ID: 264345 - Last Review: 10/20/2013 21:19:29 - Revision: 3.2

  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional Edition
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