Microsoft Internet Explorer MHTMLFile ActiveX object denial of service
|ie-mhtmlfile-dos (27761)||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 MHTMLFile ActiveX object with the "location" or "URL" property set. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to cause a victim's browser to crash, if the attacker could persuade the victim to visit a malicious Web page.
Denial of Service
No remedy available as of July 1, 2014.
- Browser Fun Blog Sunday, July 16, 2006: MoBB #16: MHTMLFile Location .
- BID-19013: Microsoft Internet Explorer MHTMLFile Denial Of Service Vulnerability
- CVE-2006-3659: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) by setting the location or URL property of a MHTMLFile ActiveX object.
- OSVDB ID: 27108: Microsoft IE MHTMLFile Multiple Property NULL Dereference
- VUPEN/ADV-2006-2831: Microsoft Internet Explorer MHTMLFile Object Client-Side Denial of Service Vulnerability
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 SP2
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 SP1
Jul 16, 2006
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