CVE-1999-1016

Current Description

Microsoft HTML control as used in (1) Internet Explorer 5.0, (2) FrontPage Express, (3) Outlook Express 5, and (4) Eudora, and possibly others, allows remote malicious web site or HTML emails to cause a denial of service (100% CPU consumption) via large HTML form fields such as text inputs in a table cell.

Basic Data

PublishedAugust 27, 1999
Last ModifiedOctober 18, 2016
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Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score5.0
SeverityMEDIUM
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score2.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftFrontpage**express*****
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftIe5.0*******
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftOutlook Express5.0*******
    2.3ApplicationQualcommEudora********

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Microsoft Outlook Express 5.0
Microsoft Frontpage *
Microsoft Ie 5.0
Qualcomm Eudora *

References

NameSourceURLTags
19990827 HTML code to crash IE5 and Outlook Express 5http://marc.info/?l=ntbugtraq&m=93578772920970&w=2NTBUGTRAQ
606http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/606BIDExploit Vendor Advisory