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Vulnerability Score 2.6 2.6
CVE Id CVE-2004-1922
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 04:42:42
Published 11 Apr 2004 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity HIGH
Authentication NONE



Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 and 6.0 allocates memory based on the memory size written in the BMP file instead of the actual BMP file size, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption) via a small BMP file with has a large memory size.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Microsoft Ie 5.5

  • Microsoft Ie 6.0


BUGTRAQ - 20040411 Microsoft Internet Explorer BMP file memory DoS vulnerability

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:39:14