This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to cause DoS condition on the target system.
The weakness exists due to incorrect filtration of input data. A remote attacker can create HTML containing a specially crafted file reference (to c:\$MFT\) that, when loaded by the target user via Internet Explorer (and possibly other browsers), will cause the target system to crash.
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability results in denial of service.
Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official patch addressing the vulnerability.Vulnerable software versions
Windows: 7, 8, VistaCPE2.3
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.