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Internet Explorer Multiple Event Handlers Memory Corruption Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2006-03-20    Last Update:  2006-04-12    Views:  31,119

Secunia Advisory SA19269

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Michal Zalewski has discovered a vulnerability in Internet Explorer, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to an array boundary error in the handling of HTML tags with multiple event handlers (e.g. onLoad). This can be exploited to corrupt memory in a way that may allow execution of arbitrary code via a malicious HTML document containing an HTML tag with 94 or more event handlers.

The vulnerability has been confirmed on a fully patched system with Internet Explorer 6.0 and Microsoft Windows XP SP2.


Solution:
Apply patches.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Michal Zalewski

Original Advisory:
MS06-013 (KB912812):
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS06-013.mspx

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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