A vulnerability in the way Microsoft Internet Explorer handles malformed property objects may may lead to execution of arbitrary code.
Microsoft Internet Explorer contatins a vulnerabilty that could be exploited when Internet Explorer attempts to interpret Web pages that contain malformed property objects. According to Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08-010:
When Internet Explorer calls the property method it may corrupt memory in such a way that an attacker could execute arbitrary code.
A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user who is running the vulnerable application or cause a denial-of-service condition.
This vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08-010. Microsoft credits an anonymous researcher working with TippingPoint and the Zero Day Initiative for reporting this issue.
This document was written by Chris Taschner.
|Date First Published:||2008-02-13|
|Date Last Updated:||2008-02-13 20:10 UTC|