|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 12231. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com|
The specific issue is due to the way Internet Explorer handles multiple invocations of the selectAll function. When certain objects are created, the process can be made to descend into a function that will delete an object and create a new one, without replacing references that the parent caller will later utilize. This can lead to a use after free scenario which can be leveraged to execute code under the context of the user running the browser.
Microsoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at: