Vulnerability CVE-2010-2119


Published: 2010-06-01   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0.2900.2180 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource consumption) via JavaScript code containing an infinite loop that creates IFRAME elements for invalid nntp:// URIs.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
Firefox, Internet Explorer, Chrome and Opera DoS vulnerabilities
MustLive
03.06.2010

Type:

CWE-399

(Resource Management Errors)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.3/10
2.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Partial
Affected software
Microsoft -> IE 

 References:
http://websecurity.com.ua/4238/
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/511509/100/0/threaded

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