15464 : Microsoft IE wininet.dll Long Hostname Heap Corruption Code Execution
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2005-04-12

Description

A remote overflow exists in Windows. Internet Explorer improperly validates long URLs resulting in a heap overflow. With a specially crafted request, an attacker can cause arbitrary code execution resulting in a loss of integrity.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Microsoft has released a patch to address this vulnerability.

Products

Microsoft Corporation
Windows XP
SP2
SP0
SP1
Windows Server 2003
SP0
Windows 2000
SP3
SP4
Windows 98
SP0
Windows ME
SP0
Windows 98 SE
SP0

References

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CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 7.5
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2005-06-08 | Disagree?

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