Mshtml.dll in Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 Gold 7.0.5730 and 8 Beta 8.0.6001 on Windows XP SP2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (failure of subsequent image rendering) via a crafted PNG file, related to an infinite loop in the CDwnTaskExec::ThreadExec function.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service
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20080917 Microsoft Internet Explorer DoS in Rendering Malicious PNG Files.