Intrusion Prevention

MS.IE.Nested.HTML.Element.Remote.Memory.Corruption

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Memory Corruption vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer.
The memory corruption occurs when the application attempts to access uninitialized memory in certain situations. This could lead to a crash of Internet Explorer or to remote code execution.

Affected Products

Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 4 when installed on Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
Internet Explorer 6
Internet Explorer 7

Impact

System compromise.

Recommended Actions

Please refer to the following web page for an update and more detailed information:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/MS08-045.mspx

CVE References

CVE-2008-2257