Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 Remote Denial Of Service Via Crafted Website Vulnerabilities

Summary

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 through 8 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted web site, aka ‘Internet Explorer Memory Corruption Vulnerability,’

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Details

Vulnerable Systems:
 * Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 through 8

Immune Systems:
 * Microsoft Internet Explorer after 8

Microsoft Internet Explorer is prone to a remote memory-corruption vulnerability. Successfully exploiting this issue may allow attackers to execute arbitrary code in the context of the application. Failed exploit attempts will result in denial-of-service conditions. Internet explorer 6, 7 and 8 are vulnerable.

CVE Information:
CVE-2014-2768

Disclosure Timeline:
Original release date: 06/11/2014
Last revised: 06/26/2014

Categories: Windows