Vulnerability CVE-2007-3550


Published: 2007-07-03   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
** DISPUTED ** Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 and 7.0 allows remote attackers to fill Zones with arbitrary domains using certain metacharacters such as wildcards via JavaScript, which results in a denial of service (website suppression and resource consumption), aka "Internet Explorer Zone Domain Specification Dos and Page Suppressing". NOTE: this issue has been disputed by a third party, who states that the zone settings cannot be manipulated.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
Internet Explorer Zone Domain Specification Dos and Page suppressing.
Aditya K Sood
05.07.2007

Type:

CWE-94

(Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection'))

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.8/10
6.9/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Complete
Affected software
Microsoft -> IE 

 References:
http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2007-July/064326.html
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/2855
http://www.secniche.org/advisory/Internet_Dos_Adv.pdf
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/472651/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/473662
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/485536/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/24744
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/35455

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