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Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2004-1198
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:40:40
Published 31 Dec 2004 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



Microsoft Internet Explorer allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash from memory consumption), as demonstrated using Javascript code that continuously creates nested arrays and then sorts the newly created arrays.

Vulnerable Systems


XF - web-browser-array-dos(18282)

BID - 11751

BUGTRAQ - 20041125 MSIE flaws: nested array sort() loop Stack overflow exception

FULLDISC - 20041125 MSIE & FIREFOX flaws: "detailed" advisory and comments that you probably don't want to read anyway

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:38:56