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Microsoft Internet Explorer TIME2 Behavior Remote Code Execution Vulnerability



ZDI-10-033: Microsoft Internet Explorer TIME2 Behavior Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
ZDI-10-033: Microsoft Internet Explorer TIME2 Behavior Remote Code Execution Vulnerability



ZDI-10-033: Microsoft Internet Explorer TIME2 Behavior Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-10-033 
April 2, 2010

-- CVE ID:
CVE-2010-0492

-- Affected Vendors:
Microsoft

-- Affected Products:
Microsoft Internet Explorer

-- TippingPoint(TM) IPS Customer Protection:
TippingPoint IPS customers have been protected against this
vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 9632. 
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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 web page.

The issue is located within the CTimeAction object. During handling of
the TIME2 behavior, an attacker can trick the application into
destroying the markup causing the application to reference memory that
has previously been freed. 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:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms10-018.mspx 

-- Disclosure Timeline:
2009-08-10 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2010-04-02 - Coordinated public release of advisory

-- Credit:
This vulnerability was discovered by:
    * Simon Zuckerbraun

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