|CVSS SCORE||10, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)|
|TIPPINGPOINT™ IPS CUSTOMER PROTECTION||TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 10684. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com|
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Microsoft Internet Explorer. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.
The specific flaw exists within the application's support for the select tag. Upon adding a particular element to the select tag, the application will free the contents of the select element and then use it. Successful exploitation can lead to code execution under the context of the application.
Microsoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
|CREDIT||Stephen Fewer of Harmony Security (www.harmonysecurity.com)