[Dshield] IE 0day

mjost mjost at cox.net
Wed Nov 23 14:05:43 GMT 2005

This patch after further checking does not correct this issue; it is a
hidden add-on patch fix, which when I performed the proof of concept,
crashed IE, Microsoft's Crash Analysis recommended this patch. The popup
continues, i.e. there in lies the problem.

"I'm sorry, that section of my brain appears to be write-protected."

-----Original Message-----
From: mjost [mailto:mjost at cox.net] 
Sent: Tuesday, November 22, 2005 8:10 AM
To: 'General DShield Discussion List'
Subject: Re: [Dshield] IE 0day

Microsoft has a fix at http://support.microsoft.com/?scid=kb;en-us;888240

That patches this issue of add on's.

-----Original Message-----
From: David Taylor [mailto:ltr at isc.upenn.edu] 
Sent: Monday, November 21, 2005 9:27 AM
To: 'General DShield Discussion List'
Subject: Re: [Dshield] IE 0day

I haven't tested it but there is more information on the discoverer's site.



Until a patch is developed, users are advised to disable active scripting
for non-trusted sites.

David Taylor //Sr. Information Security Specialist
University of Pennsylvania Information Security 
Philadelphia PA USA
(215) 898-1236

SANS - The Twenty Most Critical Internet Security Vulnerabilities 

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-----Original Message-----
From: list-bounces at lists.dshield.org [mailto:list-bounces at lists.dshield.org]
On Behalf Of Faber, Sidney
Sent: Monday, November 21, 2005 10:12 AM
To: list at lists.dshield.org
Subject: [Dshield] IE 0day

Has anyone been able to confirm any info about this IE remote code
execution 0day reported by FrSIRT?  Can anyone recommend a reasonable


One of these IE 0days back in 2004 ushered in the new era of spyware
infestation, I hope it doesn't happen again...


Sid Faber
Federated Investors
Information Security
sfaber at federatedinv.com

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