A buffer overflow in URLMON.DDL may allow an intruder to execute arbitrary code.
URLMON.DLL is a library used by Microsoft Internet Explorer. It contains a buffer overflow that could allow an intruder to execute arbitrary code if the intruder can convince the victim to visit a malicious web page or, in some limited circumstances, open a malicious email message. For more information, see Microsoft Security Bulletin MS03-015.
An intruder could execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user operating the vulnerable web browser or email client.
Apply a patch as described in MS03-015.
Thanks to Microsoft Corporation for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Shawn V Hernan based on information provided by Microsoft.
|Date First Published:||2003-04-24|
|Date Last Updated:||2003-04-24 03:56 UTC|