Microsoft Internet Explorer CFunctionPointer Memory Corruption Vulnerability

2009-02-10T00:00:00
ID ZDI-09-011
Type zdi
Reporter Anonymous
Modified 2009-11-09T00:00:00

Description

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.