proxy piercing

The localhosed attack (stealing IE localhost cookies)

This extended advisory describes a vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer 11/10/9/8/7 (on Windows Vista and above). The vulnerability allows stealing cookies for local machine domains/IP addresses. Additionally, the local IP address used by IE to communicate to the Internet is exposed (even if behind a NAT or a SOCKS proxy). On Windows XP, IE 8-6 are vulnerable to the IP exposure vulnerability only.

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