Fortinet Discovers Memory Corruption Vulnerability In Microsoft Internet Explorer
Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs has discovered memory corruption vulnerability In Microsoft Internet Explorer.
SolutionsFortiGuard Labs released the following FortiGate IPS signature which covers this specific vulnerability:
Released Aug 12, 2009
Use the solution provided by Microsoft.
In order to compromise a system / remotely execute code, an attacker would lure a user to a maliciously crafted website. When a user views the Web page, the vulnerability could allow remote code execution. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the logged-on user. If a user is logged on with administrative user rights, an attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system.
Haifei Li of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs.