Microsoft Windows Mobile Internet Explorer unspecified denial of service

ie-mobile-unspecified-dos (32001) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Microsoft Windows Mobile Internet Explorer is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by an unspecified stack-based buffer overflow. 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 specially-crafted Web page.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 2.8
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 2.3
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

No remedy available as of August 1, 2014.

References:

  • Microsoft Windows Mobile Web site: Microsoft Windows Mobile - Smartphone and Pocket PC Software with ActiveSync.
  • TrendLabs Anti-Malware Blog, January 30th, 2007: Trend Micro Finds More Windows Mobile Flaws.
  • BID-22343: Microsoft Windows Mobile Multiple Remote Denial of Service Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2007-0685: Internet Explorer on Windows Mobile 5.0 and Windows Mobile 2003 and 2003SE for Smartphones and PocketPC allows attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash and device instability) via unspecified vectors, possibly related to a buffer overflow.
  • OSVDB ID: 32629: Microsoft IE on Windows Mobile Malformed WML Page Unspecified DoS
  • OSVDB ID: 36149: Microsoft IE on Windows Mobile Unspecified Overflow DoS

Platforms Affected:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer Mobile
  • Microsoft Windows Mobile 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Mobile 2003 SE
  • Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0

Reported:

Jan 30, 2007

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