A vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.
Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) is a web browser. An integer overflow vulnerability has been discovered in the way that Internet Explorer processes bitmap image files. This vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system by introducing a specially crafted bitmap file.
A remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system by introducing a specially crafted bitmap file. This malicious bitmap image may be introduced to the system via a malicious web page, HTML email, or an email attachment.
Apply a patch as described in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-025.
Thanks to firstname.lastname@example.org for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Chad R Dougherty.
|Date First Published:||2004-07-30|
|Date Last Updated:||2004-07-31 01:07 UTC|