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Microsoft Internet Explorer Update fixes the Object Data Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2003-10-04    Last Update:  2003-10-06    Views:  62,687

Secunia Advisory SA9935

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Microsoft has released a new cumulative patch for Internet Explorer. This fixes the Object Data vulnerability, which was inadequatedly addressed in MS03-32.

The Object Data vulnerability could be exploited to execute arbitrary code on a user's system through HTML documents such as emails and web pages.

Further information about the Object Data vulnerability:
SA9580

The cumulative patch also changes some behaviour of DHTML, which in combination with other vulnerabilities or programs such as Windows Media Player could lead to execution of arbitrary code. This change does not seem to fix the problem completely as Microsoft still recommends users to upgrade Windows Media Player.

For more information:
SA9358


Solution:
The patch is available from WindowsUpdate or from:

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Original Advisory:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/treeview/default.asp?url=/technet/security/bulletin/MS03-040.asp

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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