msie4-5.java.DoS.txt

1999-08-17T00:00:00
ID PACKETSTORM:15228
Type packetstorm
Reporter Packet Storm
Modified 1999-08-17T00:00:00

Description

                                        
                                            `Date: Mon, 9 Nov 1998 10:57:55 -0600  
From: Aleph One <aleph1@DFW.NET>  
To: BUGTRAQ@netspace.org  
Subject: Major Explorer 4 java security hole!  
  
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Date: Sun, 08 Nov 1998 05:04:27 +0100  
>From: Fabio Ciucci <fabioc@anfiteatro.it>  
To: Russ.Cooper@rc.on.ca  
Subject: [NTSEC] Major Explorer 4 java security hole!  
  
  
TO UNSUBSCRIBE: email "unsubscribe ntsecurity" to majordomo@iss.net  
Contact ntsecurity-owner@iss.net for help with any problems!  
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I discovered a Major Explorer 4 security hole!  
  
>From: "DirectDraw bug causes crashes", CNET News.com:  
  
"This is a denial-of-service problem in that it prevents you from using the  
system," said Microsoft product manager for platform marketing Joe Herman.  
"[Ciucci's] applet is hanging the system, and it's a bug that we need to  
correct.", Herman did not know when Microsoft would issue a patch.  
  
Here is the info page with a sample:  
  
http://www.anfyjava.com/iebug/  
  
Please, publish this and write articles about it.  
  
  
Fabio Ciucci  
  
  
* Fabio Ciucci, artist & Java programmer  
* http://www.anfyjava.com  
  
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