|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2009-127|
|Date Published:||8 Sep 2009|
|Last Updated:||15 May 2018|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||The DHTML Editing Component ActiveX control provides an HTML editor that can be used to support dynamic Web site HTML editing in software. A remote code execution vulnerability has been reported in the DHTML Editing Component ActiveX Control. The vulnerability is due to a memory corruption error in the ActiveX control when it is used in Internet Explorer. A remote attacker could exploit this issue by convincing a user to visit a malicious Web page. Successful exploitation of this issue could allow remote code execution on the affected system.|
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This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information: Microsoft DHTML Editing Component ActiveX Control Code Execution (MS09-046)