Vulnerability Note VU#239151
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 CMarkup use-after-free vulnerability
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 contains a use-after-free vulnerability that can allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 contains a use-after-free vulnerability. This can allow for arbitrary code execution. Additional details may be found in the Zero Day Initiative advisory ZDI-14-140.
By convincing a user to view a specially crafted HTML document (e.g., a web page or an HTML email message or attachment), an attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code.
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|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Microsoft Corporation||Affected||-||21 May 2014|
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This vulnerability was discovered by Peter 'corelanc0d3r' Van Eeckhoutte and coordinated by the Zero Day Initiative.
This document was written by Jared Allar.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2014-1770
- Date Public: 21 May 2014
- Date First Published: 21 May 2014
- Date Last Updated: 23 May 2014
- Document Revision: 11
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