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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2008-4381
Last Modified 29 Jan 2009 01:56:11
Published 02 Oct 2008 02:18:05
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact NONE NONE
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-4381

Summary

Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via Javascript that calls the alert function with a URL-encoded string of a large number of invalid characters.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7


References

XF - ie-alert-function-dos(45639)

BUGTRAQ - 20081001 Re: MS Internet Explorer 7 Denial Of Service Exploit

BUGTRAQ - 20080929 MS Internet Explorer 7 Denial Of Service Exploit

MLIST - [oss-security] 20081003 Re: regarding CVE-2008-4382 & CVE-2008-4381

MLIST - [oss-security] 20081003 regarding CVE-2008-4382 & CVE-2008-4381

SREASON - 4345


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:28