Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 Rows Property Dangling Pointer Code Execution VulnerabilityZDI-09-041: June 10th, 2009
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Microsoft Internet Explorer 8. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page.
The specific flaw exists during the rendering of an HTML page with malformed row property references, resulting in a dangling pointer which can be abused to execute arbitrary code. Internet Explorer 7 is not affected.
Vendor ResponseMicrosoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2009-03-19 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2009-06-10 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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