[VIM] [Full-disclosure] ZDI-11-197: Microsoft Internet Explorer vgx.dll imagedata Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
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Wed Jun 15 03:48:38 CDT 2011
Believe this should be CVE-2011-1256. Confirm?
On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 1:25 PM, ZDI Disclosures <
zdi-disclosures at tippingpoint.com> wrote:
> ZDI-11-197: Microsoft Internet Explorer vgx.dll imagedata Remote Code
> Execution Vulnerability
> June 14, 2011
> -- CVE ID:
> -- CVSS:
> 9, (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:C)
> -- Affected Vendors:
> -- Affected Products:
> Microsoft Internet Explorer 8
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> TippingPoint IPS customers have been protected against this
> vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 11254.
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> -- Vulnerability Details:
> This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
> vulnerable installations of 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 vgx.dll while parsing VML objects from
> the DOM. Specifically, the faulty code exists while handling imagedata
> parameters during page deconstruction. By dynamically assigning an
> attribute to an imagedata object the process can be made to access freed
> memory. Successful exploitation can lead to code execution under the
> context of the application.
> -- Vendor Response:
> Microsoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More
> details can be found at:
> -- Disclosure Timeline:
> 2011-01-21 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
> 2011-06-14 - Coordinated public release of advisory
> -- Credit:
> This vulnerability was discovered by:
> * Anonymous
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