what you don't know can hurt you

Zero Day Initiative Advisory 12-035

Zero Day Initiative Advisory 12-035
Posted Feb 23, 2012
Authored by Tipping Point | Site zerodayinitiative.com

Zero Day Initiative Advisory 12-035 - This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Microsoft Internet Explorer. User interaction is required in that a target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file. The flaw exists within MSHTML, specifically the handling of an HTML time t:MEDIA element. A t:MEDIA element can be manipulated such that when the page is refreshed a reference to a freed CDispNode object remains allowing the repurpose of this region. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code under the context of the process.

tags | advisory, remote, arbitrary
advisories | CVE-2012-0011
MD5 | aca7c31cd83717483b28d457d97f425a

Zero Day Initiative Advisory 12-035

Change Mirror Download
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
Hash: SHA1

ZDI-12-035 : Microsoft Internet Explorer CDispNode t:MEDIA Remote Code
Execution Vulnerability
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-12-035
February 22, 2012

- -- CVE ID:
CVE-2012-0011

- -- CVSS:
9, AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:C

- -- Affected Vendors:

Microsoft



- -- Affected Products:

Microsoft Internet Explorer 9



- -- TippingPoint(TM) IPS Customer Protection:
TippingPoint IPS customers have been protected against this
vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 12065.
For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS, visit:

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 in that a target must visit a malicious page or
open a malicious file.

The flaw exists within MSHTML, specifically the handling of an HTML time
t:MEDIA element. A t:MEDIA element can be manipulated such that when the
page is refreshed a reference to a freed CDispNode object remains
allowing the repurpose of this region. A remote attacker can exploit
this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code under the context of the
process.

- -- Vendor Response:

Microsoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More
details can be found at:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS12-010




- -- Disclosure Timeline:
2011-10-21 - Vulnerability reported to vendor

2012-02-22 - Coordinated public release of advisory



- -- Credit:
This vulnerability was discovered by:

* Stephen Fewer of Harmony Security (www.harmonysecurity.com)



- -- About the Zero Day Initiative (ZDI):
Established by TippingPoint, The Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) represents
a best-of-breed model for rewarding security researchers for responsibly
disclosing discovered vulnerabilities.

Researchers interested in getting paid for their security research
through the ZDI can find more information and sign-up at:

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com

The ZDI is unique in how the acquired vulnerability information is
used. TippingPoint does not re-sell the vulnerability details or any
exploit code. Instead, upon notifying the affected product vendor,
TippingPoint provides its customers with zero day protection through
its intrusion prevention technology. Explicit details regarding the
specifics of the vulnerability are not exposed to any parties until
an official vendor patch is publicly available. Furthermore, with the
altruistic aim of helping to secure a broader user base, TippingPoint
provides this vulnerability information confidentially to security
vendors (including competitors) who have a vulnerability protection or
mitigation product.

Our vulnerability disclosure policy is available online at:

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/disclosure_policy/

Follow the ZDI on Twitter:

http://twitter.com/thezdi
-----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE-----
Version: GnuPG v2.0.17 (MingW32)

iQEcBAEBAgAGBQJPRUksAAoJEFVtgMGTo1scR5oIAIXtdlN+Mi4kSp6eh2oTLkRb
/Te/42Ah+JaIG/iEhPIKjYH7nc+rJutgH3AlqapCP99pJf9cEPLJlUaXl63ZQ2dT
BwMmOz7XUz2ObIJd0Pf3UN0wlFB6Z3mAYMnwz8wSRav7mUyYDaDroESuiI9yCzjt
F+yB5EaHqKBJxyrOayuZY98C/mXAKoaRlATTd4oLjxYNkx9WIQBhKvPI/JX8gdX0
bli1Y+YfbRvqx/4C9uEewu8pLs7/6K/8Ze76+ZBN8H8ub20Ipt4rE1tCkb7Ca/pg
v1nyZ0fHTYDMkBhVhx8pVs3MpQmxAcjxMgmaz5b8vGOjo7ew9FrG5x+XSAvLnHo=
=K996
-----END PGP SIGNATURE-----

Comments

RSS Feed Subscribe to this comment feed

No comments yet, be the first!

Login or Register to post a comment

File Archive:

September 2019

  • Su
  • Mo
  • Tu
  • We
  • Th
  • Fr
  • Sa
  • 1
    Sep 1st
    1 Files
  • 2
    Sep 2nd
    38 Files
  • 3
    Sep 3rd
    30 Files
  • 4
    Sep 4th
    15 Files
  • 5
    Sep 5th
    12 Files
  • 6
    Sep 6th
    17 Files
  • 7
    Sep 7th
    3 Files
  • 8
    Sep 8th
    1 Files
  • 9
    Sep 9th
    24 Files
  • 10
    Sep 10th
    22 Files
  • 11
    Sep 11th
    22 Files
  • 12
    Sep 12th
    15 Files
  • 13
    Sep 13th
    5 Files
  • 14
    Sep 14th
    2 Files
  • 15
    Sep 15th
    1 Files
  • 16
    Sep 16th
    11 Files
  • 17
    Sep 17th
    16 Files
  • 18
    Sep 18th
    8 Files
  • 19
    Sep 19th
    12 Files
  • 20
    Sep 20th
    0 Files
  • 21
    Sep 21st
    0 Files
  • 22
    Sep 22nd
    0 Files
  • 23
    Sep 23rd
    0 Files
  • 24
    Sep 24th
    0 Files
  • 25
    Sep 25th
    0 Files
  • 26
    Sep 26th
    0 Files
  • 27
    Sep 27th
    0 Files
  • 28
    Sep 28th
    0 Files
  • 29
    Sep 29th
    0 Files
  • 30
    Sep 30th
    0 Files

Top Authors In Last 30 Days

File Tags

Systems

packet storm

© 2019 Packet Storm. All rights reserved.

Services
Security Services
Hosting By
Rokasec
close