ID CVE-2002-1185
Summary Internet Explorer 5.01 through 6.0 does not properly check certain parameters of a PNG file when opening it, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) by triggering a heap-based buffer overflow using invalid length codes during decompression, aka "Malformed PNG Image File Failure."
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:5.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:5.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:5.0.1:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:5.0.1:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:5.0.1:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:5.0.1:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:5.5:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:5.5:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:5.5:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:5.5:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:6.0:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:6.0:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 5.0 (as of 12-10-2018 - 21:32)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE NVD-CWE-Other
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
NONE NONE PARTIAL
cvss-vector via4 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
oval via4
  • accepted 2014-02-24T04:03:17.576-05:00
    class vulnerability
    contributors
    • name Harvey Rubinovitz
      organization The MITRE Corporation
    • name Christine Walzer
      organization The MITRE Corporation
    • name Maria Mikhno
      organization ALTX-SOFT
    description Internet Explorer 5.01 through 6.0 does not properly check certain parameters of a PNG file when opening it, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) by triggering a heap-based buffer overflow using invalid length codes during decompression, aka "Malformed PNG Image File Failure."
    family windows
    id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:393
    status accepted
    submitted 2004-01-27T05:00:00.000-04:00
    title IE v6.0 Malformed PNG Image File Failure Vulnerability
    version 66
  • accepted 2014-02-24T04:03:22.562-05:00
    class vulnerability
    contributors
    • name Harvey Rubinovitz
      organization The MITRE Corporation
    • name Maria Mikhno
      organization ALTX-SOFT
    description Internet Explorer 5.01 through 6.0 does not properly check certain parameters of a PNG file when opening it, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) by triggering a heap-based buffer overflow using invalid length codes during decompression, aka "Malformed PNG Image File Failure."
    family windows
    id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:542
    status accepted
    submitted 2004-01-27T12:00:00.000-04:00
    title IE v5.5 Malformed PNG Image File Failure Vulnerability
    version 65
refmap via4
bid 6216
bugtraq 20021212 PNG (Portable Network Graphics) Deflate Heap Corruption Vulnerability
eeye AD20021211
ms MS02-066
vulnwatch 20021211 PNG (Portable Network Graphics) Deflate Heap Corruption Vulnerability
xf ie-png-bo(10662)
Last major update 12-10-2018 - 21:32
Published 11-12-2002 - 05:00
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