Zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer

Memory corruption
CVE-2007-5347

Vulnerability details

Advisory: SB2007121101 - Multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Internet Explorer

Vulnerable component: Microsoft Internet Explorer

CVE-ID: CVE-2007-5347

CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

Description:

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to an error when handling certain DHTML object methods. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted HTML page, trick the victim into visiting it and execute arbitrary code with privileges of the current user.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability results in compromise of vulnerable system.

Note: this vulnerability is being actively exploited.

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