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Denial Of Service in Internet Explorer for MS Windows Mobile 5.0 Feb 09 2007 11:55AM
clappymonkey gmail com (1 replies)
Re: Denial Of Service in Internet Explorer for MS Windows Mobile 5.0 Feb 09 2007 06:08PM
Susan Bradley, CPA aka Ebitz - SBS Rocks [MVP] (sbradcpa pacbell net) (1 replies)
With all due respect..... the "90 days fix it or else" on a mobile
platform is being optimistic don't you think when I'm still struggling
getting a cab file update on all of my mobile phones for the time change
issue.

Quite frankly a denial of service on IE on a phone will get me yelled at
...it won't get me p0wned. I'm going to already be yelled at when their
calendars are all screwed up so quite frankly on the threat of being
yelled at scale .... right now Daylight Savings issues has a higher
priority.

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/932046
For those not aware, in a few weeks the USA time zones spring forward
earlier than they have been.
Mobile phones need a DST patch along with just about everything else....

clappymonkey (at) gmail (dot) com [email concealed] wrote:
> Denial Of Service in Internet Explorer for MS Windows Mobile 5.0
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>
> Date of Release: 09/02/2007
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> Description: A vulnerability exists in Internet Explorer for Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 (for smart phone and pocket PC) that impacts upon the availability and security of devices operating on this platform. It is possible for an attacker to create an overflow state within Internet Explorer, resulting in the termination of the normal functionality of IE and a Denial of Service, should the device browser access a WML page with malformed content. Users of affected devices must perform a hard battery reset in order to resume Internet Explorer and normal device operations.
>
> Patch / Fix: No patch is available at this time
>
> Advisory History: This issue was first reported to Microsoft on 31/01/07.
>
> Full technical details of this vulnerability will be withheld for the next ninety days, or until such time as a patch / fix is forthcoming (whichever event happens first).
>
> Credit: Michael Kemp (www.clappymonkey.com)
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>

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[ reply ]
RE: Denial Of Service in Internet Explorer for MS Windows Mobile 5.0 Feb 09 2007 06:55PM
McCarty, Eric C. (emccarty er ucsd edu) (1 replies)
Re: Denial Of Service in Internet Explorer for MS Windows Mobile 5.0 Feb 13 2007 07:12AM
Nicolas RUFF (nicolas ruff gmail com)


 

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