Advisory Details

May 29th, 2013

(Pwn2Own) Microsoft Internet Explorer VML Parsing Remote Code Execution Vulnerabillity

ZDI-13-102
ZDI-CAN-1828

CVE ID CVE-2013-1298
CVSS SCORE 7.5, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Microsoft
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Internet Explorer
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 12855, 12922. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


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 processing of VML data. The issue lies in the handling of an array when defined as an attribute of a subelement of a shape. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Microsoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-037
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2013-04-26 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2013-05-29 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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