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HTML Rendering Memory Corruption Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5829

Stack-based buffer overflow in Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 SP4 6 SP1 on Windows 2000 and 6 on Windows XP and Server 2003 does not properly handle extraneous data associated with an object embedded in a web page which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted HTML tags that trigger memory corruption aka "HTML Rendering Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-4261
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6