Microsoft Internet Explorer JScript arguments Invocation Memory Corruption VulnerabilityZDI-09-062: September 8th, 2009
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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.
The specific flaw exists when parsing the jscript keyword "arguments". Because the arguments object is not available until a certain time, invoking it can result in memory corruption. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability can lead to a remote system compromise under the credentials of the current user.
Vendor ResponseMicrosoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2009-04-28 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2009-09-08 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CreditThis vulnerability was discovered by:
ling&wushi of team509