National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2001-1450
Original release date:05/11/2001
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 through 6.0 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (browser crash) via a crafted FTP URL such as "/.#./".
CVSS Severity (version 2.0 incomplete approximation):
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type:Allows disruption of serviceUnknown
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US-CERT Vulnerability Note: VU#199408
External Source: XF
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20010505 [bug]: Cause IE 5.X to crash