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URL Parsing Memory Corruption Vulnerability (IE6 for Server 2003)

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2559

Buffer overflow in the URL processor of Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 5.5 and 6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a URL with a long hostname aka "URL Parsing Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2005-0554
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer