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Microsoft Internet Explorer Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2008-02-12    Last Update:  2008-02-14    Views:  22,173

Secunia Advisory SA28903

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Internet Explorer, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

1) An error in the way HTML with certain layout combinations is interpreted can be exploited to corrupt memory via a specially crafted web page.

2) An error in the way the "by" property of an "animateMotion" SVG element is handled can be exploited to corrupt memory via a specially crafted web page assigning other DOM elements to the property.

3) An error in the argument validation when processing images can be exploited to corrupt memory via a specially crafted web page.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerabilities may allow execution of arbitrary code.


Solution:
Apply patches.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
1) The vendor credits Shane Macaulay and Riley Hassell, Security Objectives.

2) Reported independently by:
* an anonymous person via ZDI
* hyy via iDefense

3) The vendor credits Venustech of ADLABS.

Original Advisory:
MS08-010 (KB944533):
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS08-010.mspx

ZDI:
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-006.html

iDefense:
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=661

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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