Intrusion Prevention

Multiple.Browser.Marquee.Remote.DoS

Description

This indicates an attempt to exploit a Denial of Service vulnerability present in several of the most popular web browsers.
Multiple browsers (IE, Firefox and Opera) contain a DoS vulnerability. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability to consume all available CPU resources on a victim's system, via a specially crafted webpage.

Affected Products

Mozilla Firefox version 1.5.0.4
Mozilla Firefox version 1.5.0.3
Mozilla Firefox version 1.0.8
Opera Web Browser, any version.
Microsoft Internet Explorer, any version.

Impact

Denial of Service.

Recommended Actions

Currently we are not aware of any vendor supplied patches for this issue.

CVE References

CVE-2006-2723