New zero-day IE bug can give attackers control

Friday, 19 August 2005, 10:16 AM EST

Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser is vulnerable to an unpatched bug similar to one fixed last week, several security vendors said Thursday. Microsoft is investigating, the company confirmed in a security advisory.

As first reported by the French research firm FrSIRT, and then picked up by others vulnerability trackers, the bug in IE is due to a memory error caused when the browser instantiates the Msdds.dll object as an ActiveX control.

By Gregg Keizer at InformationWeek.

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