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Date: Tue, 6 Jul 2010 15:07:58 -0400 (EDT)
From: Josh Bressers <>
Cc: coley <>
Subject: Re: CVE request for browser IFRAME/file download DoS

This is more complicated than I wish to deal with. I'm going to defer this
one to MITRE.



----- "Kurt Seifried" <> wrote:

> Denial of service in various browsers:
> Basically it opens a lot of iframes that point to a file download/run
> location, you get endlessly spammed with run/save/cancel, in the case
> of affected web browsers they become non-responsive and you need to
> kill them using task manager/etc.
> Affected
> Firefox 3.6.4
> IE 8
> Safari 5.0 (7533.16)
> Not affected:
> Chrome 5/6
> Opera 10
> -- 
> Kurt Seifried
> tel: 1-703-879-3176

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