Microsoft Internet Explorer CSS Class Ordering Memory Corruption VulnerabilityZDI-06-027: August 8th, 2006
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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 specific vulnerability exists due to improper handling of CSS class values. Accessing a specially crafted CSS element via document.getElementByID causes a memory corruption eventually leading to code execution.
Vendor ResponseMicrosoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2006-06-14 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2006-08-08 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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