2009-3943 | Microsoft Internet Explorer denial of service (900891)
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A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6/7 (Web Browser). This affects an unknown part. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-404. This is going to have an impact on availability. The summary by CVE is:
The issue has been introduced in 08/27/2001. The weakness was presented 11/16/2009 as not defined posting (Bugtraq). It is possible to read the advisory at securityfocus.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2009-3943 since 11/16/2009. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1499 according to MITRE ATT&CK.
The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 3003 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k.
Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.1
NVD Base Score: 🔍
Status: Not defined
0-Day Time: 🔍
Status: Not defined
Created: 03/18/2015 15:15
Updated: 08/27/2021 22:12
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