82866 : Microsoft IE Col Element Deleted Object Handling Memory Corruption
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2012-06-12
Time to Patch
90 days

Description

A memory corruption flaw exists in Microsoft Internet Explorer. The program fails to sanitize user-supplied input when handling the Col element, resulting in memory corruption. With a specially crafted web page which accesses a deleted object, a context-dependent attacker can execute arbitrary code.

Classification

Location: Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Public, Exploit Commercial
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Third-party Verified, Coordinated Disclosure
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
6
7
8
9

References

Tools & Filters

ms12_037

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 9.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2012-06-13 | Disagree?

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