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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Internet Explorer Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022042
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1022042
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-0551, CVE-2009-0552, CVE-2009-0553, CVE-2009-0554   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 14 2009
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 5.01, 6, 6 SP1, 7
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE). A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

IE version 8 is not affected.

Specially crafted HTML code when transitioning between web pages can trigger a memory corruption error [CVE-2009-0551]. Michal Zalewski of Google reported this vulnerability.

HTML code that invokes a deleted object or an incorrectly initialized object can trigger a memory corruption error [CVE-2009-0552, CVE-2009-0553, CVE-2009-0554]. Ivan Fratric of iSIGHT Partners Labs, Skylined of Google, and ADLab of VenusTech reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued the following cumulative fixes:

Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4, Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 4:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=7799fd05-5b26-449f-8a14-50227c9164d1

Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 , Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=87f0c380-5c31-4099-a6a9-c12f9d69b03b

Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows XP Service Pack 3, Microsoft Internet Explorer 6:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=052c29fc-e8df-402c-9ab1-1079bc738e1b

Windows XP Professional x64 Edition and Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2, Microsoft Internet Explorer 6:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=84c62211-2e82-4ccc-9f9b-26462b026d86

Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 and Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2, Microsoft Internet Explorer 6:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=f73a3669-c17f-4b18-8456-96cb7d52ed86

Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition and Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2, Microsoft Internet Explorer 6:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=03a9d581-2bd5-4151-9826-17b96e16f606

Windows Server 2003 with SP1 for Itanium-based Systems and Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems, Microsoft Internet Explorer 6:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=53d13c07-80b0-4f05-b372-a2dac17e6157

Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows XP Service Pack 3, Windows Internet Explorer 7:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=55d6729a-9f96-4da4-b564-676c0a0c9390

Windows XP Professional x64 Edition and Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2, Windows Internet Explorer 7:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=191c2f20-89ae-4e1c-bdd4-24b4abfe6b6c

Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 1 and Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2, Windows Internet Explorer 7:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=6a45dbd0-0520-4d9b-b76e-3f5109dd310d

Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition and Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2, Windows Internet Explorer 7:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=60ccc1d6-ea31-420c-b630-d7878a8dc527

Windows Server 2003 with SP1 for Itanium-based Systems and Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems, Windows Internet Explorer 7:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=0abaa2fb-7c4f-4149-993d-1575888bfc84

Windows Vista and Windows Vista Service Pack 1, Windows Internet Explorer 7:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=d743849d-f3b5-4114-adef-ade2716d55ac

Windows Vista x64 Edition and Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 1, Windows Internet Explorer 7:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=d191c8dc-a965-4a6a-b6d8-1470505eb55f

Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems*, Windows Internet Explorer 7:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=e2c6313c-3ba9-4f7c-b259-b4582a390146

Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems*, Windows Internet Explorer 7:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=ebbade9d-704c-440b-8796-6d64225ac01a

Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems, Windows Internet Explorer 7:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=1b04aa6f-b787-4122-bf82-0d150618fe7a

A restart is required.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms09-014.mspx

Vendor URL:  www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms09-014.mspx (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:   Windows (2000), Windows (2003), Windows (2008), Windows (Vista), Windows (XP)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Tue, 14 Apr 2009 13:55:41 -0400
Subject:  http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms09-014.mspx


Microsoft Security Bulletin MS09-014 - Critical: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (963027)

CVE-2008-2540
CVE-2009-0550
CVE-2009-0551
CVE-2009-0552
CVE-2009-0553
CVE-2009-0554

 
 


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