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Vulnerability Details : CVE-1999-1016

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.
Publish Date : 1999-08-27 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-1999-1016

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Frontpage Express Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft IE 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Outlook Express 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Qualcomm Eudora Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Frontpage 1
Microsoft IE 1
Microsoft Outlook Express 1
Qualcomm Eudora 1

- References For CVE-1999-1016
BID 606 Microsoft HTML Form Control DoS Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
NTBUGTRAQ 19990827 HTML code to crash IE5 and Outlook Express 5

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-1999-1016

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