Vulnerability Name:

CVE-1999-0465 (CCN-2039)

Assigned:1999-01-01
Published:1999-01-01
Updated:2005-10-20
Summary:Remote attackers can crash Lynx and Internet Explorer using an IMG tag with a large width parameter.
CVSS v3 Severity:10.0 Critical (CCN CVSS v3.1 Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope:Scope (S): Changed
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availibility (A): High
CVSS v2 Severity:10.0 High (CVSS v2 Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availibility (A): Complete
10.0 High (CCN CVSS v2 Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Athentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availibility (A): Complete
Vulnerability Type:CWE-Other
Vulnerability Consequences:Denial of Service
References:Source: CCN
Type: BugTraq Mailing List, Tue, 16 Mar 1999 00:26:31 +0100
Lynx 2.8 overflow

Source: MITRE
Type: CNA
CVE-1999-0465

Source: CCN
Type: OSVDB ID: 59263
Microsoft IE IMG Tag width Handling DoS

Source: CCN
Type: OSVDB ID: 59496
Lynx IMG Tag width Handling DoS

Source: XF
Type: UNKNOWN
http-img-overflow(2039)

Vulnerable Configuration:Configuration CCN 1:
  • cpe:/a:lynx:lynx:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • AND
  • cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • * Denotes that component is vulnerable
    BACK
    lynx lynx *
    microsoft ie *