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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Microsoft Internet Explorer Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Internet Explorer Property Method Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019380
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1019380
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-0077   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 12 2008
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. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

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

An anonymous researcher reported this via TippingPoint and hyy reported this via VeriSign iDefense.

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 Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 4:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=1032A039-468B-4C5F-8C1C-5E54C2832E41

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=87E66DCE-5060-4814-8754-829B4E190359

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=BB2AA3CB-021F-4890-AB20-2A51F8E17554

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=8989F576-8B30-4866-90EC-929D24F3B409

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=429B7ED1-FE78-459A-B834-D0F3C69CB703

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=E989E23C-38BB-4FE7-A830-D7BDF7659392

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=5A097F7A-B696-48D0-B13F-337C5FD14E24

Windows Internet Explorer 7:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=D4AA293A-6332-4C6C-B128-876F516BD030

Windows Internet Explorer 7:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=B72AF1B6-6E23-4005-AEF6-82195B380153

Windows Internet Explorer 7:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=B2AA6562-881E-4FD6-BE1B-53426A0FF4A9

Windows Internet Explorer 7:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=4BB99AFC-BE14-4F2E-9570-B7FE09E39131

Windows Internet Explorer 7:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=6FA80E2C-5E91-4B33-ACD9-33F156660AE7

Windows Internet Explorer 7:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=0DE25B98-F443-4874-A06F-4DAAE14C16B0

Windows Internet Explorer 7:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=C08EBBE7-639B-4EA2-8304-FAB531930ABF

A restart is required.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms08-010.mspx

Vendor URL:  www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms08-010.mspx (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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