Buffer Overflow in Avant Browser for Windows

Reported August 24, 2003 by nimber.

 

 

VERSIONS AFFECTED

 

  • Avant Browser 8.02 for Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE)

 

DESCRIPTION

 

A buffer-overflow condition exists in Avant Browser 8.02 for Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE). By causing a user to click on a URL that is longer than 780 characters, an attacker can cause the Web browser to crash.

 

 

VENDOR RESPONSE

 

Avant Browser has been notified.

 

CREDIT          
Discovered by nimber.

TAGS: Security
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