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Overview

Vulnerability Score 9.3 9.3
CVE Id CVE-2008-4844
Last Modified 10 Jan 2012 12:00:00
Published 11 Dec 2008 10:30:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-4844

Summary

Use-after-free vulnerability in the CRecordInstance::TransferToDestination function in mshtml.dll in Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01, 6, 6 SP1, and 7 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via DSO bindings involving (1) an XML Island, (2) XML DSOs, or (3) Tabular Data Control (TDC) in a crafted HTML or XML document, as demonstrated by nested SPAN or MARQUEE elements, and exploited in the wild in December 2008.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7


References

CERT - TA08-352A

CERT - TA08-344A

CERT-VN - VU#493881

MS - MS08-078

SECUNIA - 33089

VUPEN - ADV-2008-3391

SECTRACK - 1021381

BID - 32721

MISC - http://www.scanw.com/blog/archives/303

MILW0RM - 7583

MILW0RM - 7477

MILW0RM - 7410

MILW0RM - 7403

CONFIRM - http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/961051.mspx

MISC - http://www.breakingpointsystems.com/community/blog/patch-tuesdays-and-drive-by-sundays

MISC - http://www.avertlabs.com/research/blog/index.php/2008/12/09/yet-another-unpatched-drive-by-exploit-found-on-the-web/

HP - SSRT080187

MISC - http://isc.sans.org/diary.html?storyid=5458

MISC - http://blogs.msdn.com/sdl/archive/2008/12/18/ms08-078-and-the-sdl.aspx

MISC - http://code.google.com/p/inception-h2hc/

HP - HPSBST02397


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