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Overview

Vulnerability Score 9.3 9.3
CVE Id CVE-2008-4261
Last Modified 07 Mar 2011 12:00:00
Published 10 Dec 2008 09:00:01
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-4261

Summary

Stack-based buffer overflow in Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 SP4, 6 SP1 on Windows 2000, and 6 on Windows XP and Server 2003 does not properly handle extraneous data associated with an object embedded in a web page, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted HTML tags that trigger memory corruption, aka "HTML Rendering Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7


References

CERT - TA08-344A

VUPEN - ADV-2008-3385

SECTRACK - 1021371

MS - MS08-073

IDEFENSE - 20081209 Microsoft Internet Explorer HTML Tag Long File Name Extension Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability


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