Intrusion Prevention

MS.MSXML.Race.Condition.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a remote code-execution vulnerability in Microsoft XML Core Services.
The vulnerability results from insecure code in the DLL responsible for parsing
nested tags in XML files. It can be exploited via a crafted web page or an HTML e-mail, leading to remote code execution.

Affected Products

Microsoft XML Core Services 3.0

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the patch, available from the vendor's web site:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/ms08-069.mspx

CVE References

CVE-2007-0099