Microsoft Internet Explorer HTML tag parsing denial of service
|ie-html-tag-parsing-dos (26808)||Medium Risk|
Microsoft Internet Explorer is vulnerable to a denial of service caused by a NULL pointer dereference that can occur when processing a malformed HTML document. A remote attacker could create a malicious Web page containing malformed HTML to cause a victim's browser to crash, if the victim could be persuaded to browse to the malicious page.
Note: It may also be possible for this vulnerability to be exploited for remote code execution.
Denial of Service
No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Fri May 26 2006 - 11:56:28 CDT: Re: [BuHa-Security] DoS Vulnerability in MS IE 6 SP2.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Thu May 25 2006 - 17:53:03 CDT: [BuHa-Security] DoS Vulnerability in MS IE 6 SP2.
- BID-18112: Microsoft Internet Explorer Malformed HTML Parsing Denial of Service Vulnerability
- CVE-2006-7030: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 SP2 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via certain malformed HTML, possibly involving applet and base tags without required arguments, which triggers a null pointer dereference in mshtml.dll.
- OSVDB ID: 41047: Microsoft IE mshtml Malformed HTML Tag DoS
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 SP2
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0
May 25, 2006
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