Microsoft Internet Explorer 3/4/5 / Netscape Communicator 4 - IMG Tag Denial of Service

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漏洞ID 1053540 漏洞类型
发布时间 2001-06-19 更新时间 2001-06-19
漏洞平台 Multiple CVSS评分 N/A

An issue which affects users of multiple web browsers on Microsoft Windows platforms has been discovered.

Multiple malicious IMG tags may cause a denial of services to users who view webpages they are embedded into. Any medium which allows web users to embed a sufficient amount of HTML code that will be displayed to other users(forums, guestbooks, etc.) is a potential attack vehicle for a malicious user. Additionally, malicious webmasters may construct webpages which exploit this vulnerability.

The multiple malicious IMG tags will contain a unique 'mailto:' link, forcing the affected browser to open a corresponding number of e-mail compose windows. At the very least the browser will crash, but system resources may be exhausted enough to cause the entire machine to crash. 

Post 100+ IMG Tags, each with a unique 'mailto:' link.

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