Crash in Internet Explorer 6.0 Sp1

2007.10.25
Risk: Low
Local: No
Remote: Yes
CWE: N/A


CVSS Base Score: 4.3/10
Impact Subscore: 2.9/10
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6/10
Exploit range: Remote
Attack complexity: Medium
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: None
Integrity impact: None
Availability impact: Partial

Affected product : IE 6.0 Sp1 Vendor Status : the issue will be solved in the next service pack Description : Internet explorer can be crashed by clicking on a specially crafted link . The problem is in the AnchorClick DHTML behaviour of the A ( link ) object . With this behaviour you can specify a Folder instead of using the href attribute . If you leave this field blank , upon clicking on the link internet explorer will crash with an access violation when trying to write to a null pointer . You can test this issue by clicking the link on this page http://usuarios.lycos.es/actualidad21/ie_URL_behaviour.html -- Regards , David F. Madrid Madrid , Spain


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