|CVSS SCORE||7.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)|
Internet Explorer 8
|TIPPINGPOINT™ IPS CUSTOMER PROTECTION||TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 12230. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com|
The specific issue is due to the process re-using a freed CTagFactory object. This can be made to occur by creating a specially crafted t:media element and later removing it. Remote attackers can abuse this to achieve arbitrary code execution under the context of the user running the browser.
Microsoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at: