ZDI-09-048: Microsoft Internet Explorer CSS Behavior Memory Corruption Vulnerability http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-09-048 August 5, 2009
-- CVE ID: CVE-2009-1919
-- 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 when accessing embedded style sheets within an HTML file. When modifying the properties of rules defined in the style the behavior element is improperly processed resulting in a memory corruption which can be further leveraged to execute arbitrary code under the context of the current user.
-- Vendor Response: Microsoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
-- Disclosure Timeline: 2009-04-28 - Vulnerability reported to vendor 2009-08-05 - Coordinated public release of advisory
-- Credit: This vulnerability was discovered by: * Peter Vreugdenhil
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