Standard overflow, this one can almost certainly be exploited by a malicious page to run arbitrary code on a user's system.
Georgi Guninski <email@example.com>
Run arbitrary code on the machines of Windows users connecting to your web page.
Windows 95/NT running MSIE 4.0. Perhaps even the Solaris version is vulnerable, though I've never seen anyone run it.
20 March 1998
Date: Fri, 20 Mar 1998 12:09:46 +0200
From: Georgi Guninski <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: MSIE buffer overrun
Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 (don't know for other versions)
can be crashed and eventually made execute arbitrary code
with a little help of the <EMBED> tag.
opens a dialog box and closes IE 4.0.
It seems that the long file extension causes stack overrun.
The stack is smashed - full with our values, EIP is also ours and CS=SS.
So probably a string could be constructed, executing code at the
Solution: Do not browse hostile pages.
To try this: http://www.geocities.com/ResearchTriangle/1711/msie.html
-----------------------cut here and save as
Trying to crash IE 4.0
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The master index of all exploits is available
here (Very large file)
Or you can pick your favorite operating system:
This page is part of Fyodor's exploit
For a free program to automate scanning your network for vulnerable
hosts and services, check out my network mapping tool, nmap. Or try these Insecure.Org resouces: