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Microsoft Internet Denial Of Service Vulnerability - Nov09

Information

Severity

Severity

Medium

Family

Family

Denial of Service

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

5.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Wont Fix

Created

Created

13 years ago

Modified

Modified

3 years ago

Summary

This host is installed with Internet Explorer and is prone to Denial of Service vulnerability.

Insight

Insight

An error exists when a JavaScript loop that configures the home page by using the 'setHomePage' method and a 'DHTML' behavior property. This can be exploited to cause a application hang.

Affected Software

Affected Software

Microsoft Internet Explorer version 6.0 to 6.0.2900.2180 and 7.0 to 7.0.6000.16711

Solution

Solution

No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.

Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE)