National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-4127
Original release date:09/18/2008
Mshtml.dll in Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 Gold 7.0.5730 and 8 Beta 8.0.6001 on Windows XP SP2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (failure of subsequent image rendering) via a crafted PNG file, related to an infinite loop in the CDwnTaskExec::ThreadExec function.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type:Allows disruption of serviceUnknown
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External Source: XF
External Source: BID
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080917 Microsoft Internet Explorer DoS in Rendering Malicious PNG Files.
External Source: SREASON
- Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)