30814 : Microsoft IE DHTML Script Function Memory Corruption
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2006-12-12
Time to Patch
103 days

Description

Microsoft Internet Explorer contains a flaw related to the DHTML script functions that is triggered when a user visits a malicious web page that contains certain DHTML script functions, such as normalize, which can corrupt memory and allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Exploit: Exploit Private
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Microsoft has released a patch to address this issue. Additionally, it is possible to correct the flaw by implementing the following workaround(s): Disable active scripting.

Products

Microsoft Corporation
Internet Explorer
6

References

Tools & Filters

23833

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 9.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2006-12-12 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_1 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_2 Integrity_impact_2 Availability_impact_2

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