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computer vulnerability announce 12247

Internet Explorer: stack overflow via an ill formed HTML document

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can invite a victim to view a specially ill formed HTML document with Internet Explorer, in order to create a denial of service.
Impacted products: IE.
Severity: 1/4.
Creation date: 20/12/2012.
Revisions dates: 21/12/2012, 26/12/2012.
Identifiers: BID-57002, VIGILANCE-VUL-12247.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can invite a victim to view a specially ill formed HTML document with Internet Explorer, in order to make the stack overflow, which make the application die.

Technicals details are unknown.
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