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Buffer overflow in Internet Explorer 4.0(1).
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  • XF:msie-bo
Assigning CNA
MITRE Corporation
Date Record Created
19990607 Disclaimer: The record creation date may reflect when the CVE ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Modified (20040811)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(2) Baker, Northcutt
MODIFY(2) Frech, Shostack
RECAST(1) Prosser
REJECT(2) Christey, LeBlanc
Comments (Legacy)
 Shostack> this is a high cardinality item
 Prosser> needs to be more specific.
 Frech> Replace reference with XF:iemk-bug (msie-bo is obsolete and a vague
   Description (from xfdb): Some versions of Internet Explorer for Windows
   contain a vulnerability that may crash the broswer when a malicious web site
   contains a certain kind of URL (that begins with "mk://") with more
   characters than the browser supports. 
 Christey> The description is too vague.
 LeBlanc> too vague
 Christey> Add period to the end of the description.

Proposed (Legacy)
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