IE Buffer Overrun Bug - Affects: Internet Explorer 4.0 for Windows 95
IE Buffer Overrun Bug - Affects: Internet Explorer 4.0 for Windows 95 (including OSR2) only
This question was answered on June 15, 1999. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.Description of Bug: This bug can cause Internet Explorer 4.0 to crash when a malicious Web site contains a certain kind of URL (that begins with res://) with more characters than the browser supports At the end of the maximum character limit, a malicious user could write machine language code that gets loaded into the buffer which could be used to form a executable that could then run on your computer.
Available Fix(es) for Windows 95 Users: A fix can be downloaded from Microsoft at http://www.microsoft.com/ie/security/buffer.htm
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Posted by Ken of Data Doctors on June 15, 1999