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Home » Hacking News » Microsoft Internet Explorer remote urlmon.dll buffer overflow

Microsoft Internet Explorer remote urlmon.dll buffer overflow

by Mario Miri on May 13th, 2003 Due to insufficient memory bounds checking performed by urlmon.dll, it is possible for the malicious web server to execute arbitrary code on client.


Vulnerable:
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0.1 SP3
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0.1 SP2
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0.1 SP1
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0.1
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 SP2
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5 SP1
Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.5
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 SP1
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0


Solution:
A patch is available from:
http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/downloads/critical/813489/default.asp


Discovered by:
Jouko Pynnönen, Oy Online Solutions Ltd, Finland


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