Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) fails to properly handle malformed HTML. This vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.
IE fails to properly handle specially crafted HTML. When a specially crafted, malformed HTML file is opened in IE, system memory can be corrupted in a way that may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.
More information is available in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-013.
If a remote attacker can persuade a user to access a specially crafted web page with IE, that attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the compromised user.
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Refer to Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-013 for workarounds for this vulnerability.
This vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-013. Microsoft credits Jan P. Monsch of Compass Security Network Computing AG with providing information regarding this vulnerability.
This document was written by Jeff Gennari.
|Date First Published:||2006-04-11|
|Date Last Updated:||2006-04-11 19:08 UTC|