|Date:||12 декабря 2007 г.|
|Subject:||ZDI-07-075: Microsoft Internet Explorer Element Tags Vulnerability|
ZDI-07-075: Microsoft Internet Explorer Element Tags Vulnerability
December 11, 2007
-- CVE ID:
-- Affected Vendor:
-- Affected Products:
Internet Explorer 6
Internet Explorer 7
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-- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of Microsoft Internet Explorer. User
interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the
target must visit a malicious page.
The specific flaw exists in the handling of document objects that have
references to document nodes, then removing them by a separate
reference, the document model in memory becomes unstable. Accessing the
tags property while the document is in this unstable condition results
in a heap corruption, allowing the execution of arbitrary code.
-- Vendor Response:
Microsoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More
details can be found at:
-- Disclosure Timeline:
2007.07.20 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2007.12.11 - Coordinated public release of advisory
This vulnerability was discovered by Peter Vreugdenhil.
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