[Full-disclosure] ZDI-07-074: Microsoft Internet Explorer Node Manipulation Memory Corruption
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- Date: Tue, 11 Dec 2007 16:08:39 -0600
ZDI-07-074: Microsoft Internet Explorer Node Manipulation Memory
December 11, 2007
-- CVE ID:
-- Affected Vendor:
-- Affected Products:
Internet Explorer 6
Internet Explorer 7
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vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 5823, 5824.
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-- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows 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 flaw exists due to improper use of the "cloneNode" and "nodeValue"
repetitive call to one of these functions memory corruption can occur
leading to remote code execution.
-- Vendor Response:
Microsoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More
details can be found at:
-- Disclosure Timeline:
2007.05.22 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2007.12.11 - Coordinated public release of advisory
This vulnerability was discovered by Sam Thomas.
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