|CVSS SCORE||7.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)|
|TIPPINGPOINT™ IPS CUSTOMER PROTECTION||TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 12102. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com|
The flaw exists within the handling of VML element positioning. When appending a VML element to a textArea element a reference to a cDispScroller object can be improperly freed. The object is can be reused, and due to this object being freed, a later allocation can be located in this memory region. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code under the context of the process.
Microsoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
|CREDIT||Stephen Fewer of Harmony Security (www.harmonysecurity.com)