Microsoft IE DOM Script Source Recursive DoS

2003-07-07T17:49:47
ID OSVDB:2291
Type osvdb
Reporter Digital Scream(digitalscream@real.xakep.ru)
Modified 2003-07-07T17:49:47

Description

Vulnerability Description

Microsoft Internet Explorer contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when user visits a maliciously crafted html page that recursively calls itself via a JavaScript function, and will result in loss of availability of the browser.

Solution Description

Currently, there are no known upgrades, patches, or workarounds available to correct this issue.

Short Description

Microsoft Internet Explorer contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when user visits a maliciously crafted html page that recursively calls itself via a JavaScript function, and will result in loss of availability of the browser.

References:

Mail List Post: http://cert.uni-stuttgart.de/archive/bugtraq/2003/07/msg00068.html CVE-2003-1305