ZDI-09-011: Microsoft Internet Explorer CFunctionPointer Memory Corruption Vulnerability

2009-02-11T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:21332
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2009-02-11T00:00:00

Description

ZDI-09-011: Microsoft Internet Explorer CFunctionPointer Memory Corruption Vulnerability http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-09-011 February 10, 2009

-- CVE ID: CVE-2009-0075

-- Affected Vendors: Microsoft

-- Affected Products: Microsoft Internet Explorer

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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. When an object is appended and deleted in a specific order memory corruption occurs. Successful exploitation leads to remote compromise of the affected system under the credentials of the currently logged in user.

-- Vendor Response: Microsoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS09-002.mspx

-- Disclosure Timeline: 2008-09-23 - Vulnerability reported to vendor 2009-02-10 - Coordinated public release of advisory

-- Credit: This vulnerability was discovered by: * Anonymous

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