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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Microsoft Internet Explorer Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Internet Explorer HTML Processing Bug Lets Remote Users Spoof Content and Object Memory Handling Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039328
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1039328
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-8733, CVE-2017-8747, CVE-2017-8749   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 12 2017
Impact:   Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, Modification of user information, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 9, 11, 10
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Microsoft Internet Explorer. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system. A remote user can spoof servers.

A remote user can create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger an HTML processing error and spoof web content [CVE-2017-8733].

A remote user can create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger an object memory handling error and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system [CVE-2017-8747, CVE-2017-8749].

Masato Kinugawa of Cure53 and Hui Gao of Palo Alto Networks reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

A remote user can spoof content.

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The Microsoft advisories are available at:

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8733
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8747
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8749

Vendor URL:  portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8733 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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