|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 12494. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com|
The specific flaws exists within multiple methods exposed by gwcls1.dll. There are 20 methods which accept an XPItem pointer and perform operations on the potentially malicious pointer without validation. Additionally, the SetEngine() method accepts an unvalidated pointer and performs operations and method calls based upon it. An attacker can manipulate these behaviors to execute arbitrary code on the user's system in the context of the browser.
Novell has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
|CREDIT||Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod