Advisory Details

April 2nd, 2010

Microsoft Internet Explorer Tabular Data Control ActiveX Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-10-034
ZDI-CAN-589

CVE ID CVE-2010-0805
CVSS SCORE 10.0, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
AFFECTED VENDORS Microsoft
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Internet Explorer
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 9634. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Microsoft Internet Explorer 6. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page.

The specific flaw exists within the Tabular Data Control ActiveX module. Specifically, if provided a malicious DataURL parameter a stack corruption may occur in the function CTDCCtl::SecurityCHeckDataURL. This can be leveraged to execute arbitrary code under the context of the current user.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Microsoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms10-018.mspx
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2009-10-20 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2010-04-02 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Anonymous
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