Intrusion Prevention

MS.IE.J2SE.Applet.Exception.Remote.DoS

Description

This indicates a possible attack against a Denial of Service vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer.
This is caused because the application fails to properly validate data. A remote attacker could cause the web browser to crash via a specially-crafted web page.

Affected Products

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can crash vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

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