Zero-day vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer

Buffer overflow

Vulnerability details

Advisory: SB2007010901 - Buffer overflow in Internet Explorer VML

Vulnerable component: Microsoft Internet Explorer

CVE-ID: CVE-2007-0024

CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Memory corruption


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

The vulnerability exists due to boundary error in Vgx.dll library when handling Vector Markup Language (VML) tags. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page, trick the victim into opening 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.

Public Exploits: