The ANI parser in Microsoft Windows before 7 on the x86 platform, as used in Internet Explorer and other applications, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory and CPU consumption) via a crafted biClrUsed value in the BITMAPINFO header of a .ANI file.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
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 service
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