76211 : Microsoft IE Select Element Handling Insufficient Type Checking Array Indexing Arbitrary Code Execution
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2011-10-11
Time to Patch
104 days

Description

Microsoft Internet Explorer contains an array-indexing error condition that is triggered as user-supplied input is not properly validated when performing certain operations on an element. With a specially crafted web page, a context-dependent attacker can cause data to be referenced at an arbitrary memory location, potentially allowing the execution of arbitrary code.

Classification

Location: Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Third-party Verified, Coordinated Disclosure, Bug Bounty (Other)
OSVDB: Web Related

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Microsoft has released a patch to address this vulnerability. Check the vendor advisory or solution in the references section.

Products

Microsoft Corporation
Internet Explorer
8

References

Tools & Filters

56455

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 9.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2011-10-12 | Disagree?

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