Advisory Details

February 13th, 2014

Microsoft Direct2D Graphics Component Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-14-019
ZDI-CAN-1877

CVE ID CVE-2014-0263
CVSS SCORE 5.1, (AV:N/AC:H/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 13522. 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 handling of SVG path nodes. The issue lies in a miscalculation when processing a path containing overly large values. An attacker can leverage this situation to execute code under the context of the user running the browser.

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/MS14-007
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2013-06-10 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2014-02-13 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Omair
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