Vulnerability Note VU#228569
Microsoft Internet Explorer property memory corruption vulnerability
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.
Note that this issue affects Internet Explorer versions 6 and 7.
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.
Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Microsoft Corporation||Affected||-||13 Feb 2008|
CVSS Metrics (Learn More)
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.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2008-0077
- Date Public: 12 Feb 2008
- Date First Published: 13 Feb 2008
- Date Last Updated: 13 Feb 2008
- Severity Metric: 15.53
- Document Revision: 11
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