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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-2576

Original release date: 07/22/2009
Last revised: 08/07/2009
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0.2900.2180 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU and memory consumption) via a long Unicode string argument to the write method, a related issue to CVE-2009-2479. NOTE: it was later reported that 7.0.6000.16473 and earlier are also affected.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090720 RE: DoS vulnerabilities in Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera and Chrome
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090719 DoS vulnerabilities in Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera and Chrome
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090720 Re: DoS vulnerabilities in Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera and Chrome
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090725 Re: DoS vulnerabilities in Firefox, Internet Explorer, Opera and Chrome
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090725 DoS vulnerabilities in Internet Explorer
External Source: MISC
Name: http://websecurity.com.ua/3338/

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
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cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:::mac%2bos
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:::mobile
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:2.0::mac%2bos
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:2.0_beta::mac%2bos
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:3.0
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:3.0.1
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:3.0.1::windows_95
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:3.0.2
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:3.0::mac%2bos
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:3.0::mac_os
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:3.01::mac%2bos
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:3.1
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:3.1::mac_os
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:3.2
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:4.0
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:4.0.1
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:4.0.1::mac_os
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:4.0.1::windows_95
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:4.0.1::windows_98
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:4.0.1::windows_nt
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:4.0.1:sp1
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:4.0.1:sp2
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:4.0::mac%2bos
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:4.0::mac_os
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:4.0::windows_98
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:4.0::windows_nt
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:4.0:a
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:4.01
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:4.01:sp1
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:4.0a::mac%2bos
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:4.1
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:4.1::windows_95
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:4.1::windows_98
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:4.1::windows_nt_4.0
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:4.40.308
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:4.40.520
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:4.5
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:4.5::mac_os
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:4.5::macintosh
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:4.70.1155
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:4.70.1158
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:4.70.1215
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:4.70.1300
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:4.71.1008.3
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:4.71.1712.6
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:4.72.2106.8
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:4.72.3110.8
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:4.72.3612.1713
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:4.x
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.0
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.0.1
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.0.1::windows_2000
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.0.1::windows_95
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.0.1::windows_98
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.0.1::windows_nt_4.0
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.0.1:sp1
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.0.1:sp2
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.0.1:sp4
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.0::mac%2bos
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.0::macos
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.0::mobile
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.0::windows
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.0::windows_95
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.0::windows_98
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.0::windows_nt_4.0
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.0:sp1
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.0:sp4
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.0_ta3
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.00.0518.10
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.00.0910.1309
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.00.2014.0216
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.00.2516.1900
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.00.2614.3500
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.00.2919.6307
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.00.2919.800
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.00.2920.0000
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.00.3103.1000
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.00.3314.2101
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.00.3502.1000
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.00.3700.1000
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.01
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.01::windows_server_2003
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.01:sp1
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.01:sp3
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.00.3105.0106
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.00.3315.1000
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:6:sp1:windows_xpsp1
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:6:sp1:windows_millennium
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:6:sp1:windows_98_se
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:6:sp1:windows_98
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:6:sp1:windows_2000
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:6:sp1
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:6::windows_xp_professional_64bit
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:6::windows_server_2003
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:6::windows_2000
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:6::microsoft_windows_server_2003_sp1
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:6.0.2800.1106
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:6.0.2800
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:6.0.2600
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:6.0
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:6
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5::windows_nt_4.0
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.x
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.50.4807.2300
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.50.4522.1800
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.50.4308.2900
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.50.4134.0600
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.50.4134.0100
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.50.4030.2400
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.50.3825.1300
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.5:sp2
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.5:sp1
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.5:preview
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.5
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.22
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.2::mac%2bos
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.2.3::macintosh
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.2.3::mac%2bos
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.2.3
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.1::mac_os
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.1::mac%2bos
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.1.7::mac%2bos
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.1.1::mac%2bos
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:5.1
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:6.0.2900.2180 and previous versions
cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:6.0.2900

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