61697 : Microsoft IE mshtml.dll Use-After-Free Arbitrary Code Execution (Aurora)
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2010-01-14
Time to Patch Days of Exposure
7 days 7 days

Description

Internet Explorer contains a flaw that may allow a context-dependent attacker to execute arbitrary code. The issue is triggered when a specially crafted website causes mshtml.dll to access memory that has been freed, allowing code execution.

Classification

Location: Local / Remote, Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Public, Exploit Commercial
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Uncoordinated Disclosure, Discovered in the Wild
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.

Products

Microsoft Corporation
Internet Explorer
6 SP1
7
8
6

References

Tools & Filters

44110

aurora_flash

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 9.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2010-01-18 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_1 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_2 Integrity_impact_2 Availability_impact_2

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