Microsoft Internet Explorer componentFromPoint Memory Corruption VulnerabilityZDI-08-069: October 14th, 2008
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This vulnerability allows remote 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.
Vendor ResponseMicrosoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2008-06-25 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2008-10-14 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
Ivan Fratric, http://ifsec.blogspot.com