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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Users should upgrade to Internet Explorer 11.
Use the Microsoft Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit
This vulnerability was discovered by Peter 'corelanc0d3r' Van Eeckhoutte and coordinated by the Zero Day Initiative.
This document was written by Jared Allar.
|Date First Published:||2014-05-21|
|Date Last Updated:||2014-05-23 16:39 UTC|