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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2002-1185
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 03:14:01
Published 11 Dec 2002 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2002-1185

Summary

Internet Explorer 5.01 through 6.0 does not properly check certain parameters of a PNG file when opening it, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) by triggering a heap-based buffer overflow using invalid length codes during decompression, aka "Malformed PNG Image File Failure."

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Microsoft Ie 5.0.1

  • Microsoft Ie 5.5

  • Microsoft Ie 6.0


References

MS - MS02-066

XF - ie-png-bo(10662)

BID - 6216

EEYE - AD20021211

BUGTRAQ - 20021212 PNG (Portable Network Graphics) Deflate Heap Corruption Vulnerability

VULNWATCH - 20021211 PNG (Portable Network Graphics) Deflate Heap Corruption Vulnerability


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:37:14