• CVSS Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings • CPE Information
Denial of service in AOL Instant Messenger when a remote attacker sends a malicious hyperlink to the receiving client, potentially causing a system crash.
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  • BUGTRAQ:19990420 AOL Instant Messenger URL Crash
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 (20000106)
Votes (Legacy)
ACCEPT(1) Baker
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(1) Christey
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> XF:aol-im.
 Christey> XF:aol-im appears to be related to the problem discussed in
   BUGTRAQ:19980224 AOL Instant Messanger Bug
   This one is related to BUGTRAQ:19990420 AOL Instant Messenger URL Crash

Proposed (Legacy)
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