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Microsoft Internet Explorer DOM Operation Memory Corruption Vulnerability (979352)

CVE-2010-0249

SEVERITY

VERY LOW

//  ADVISORY DATE

15 JAN 2010


DESCRIPTION

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Internet Explorer. The vulnerability exists as an invalid pointer reference within Internet Explorer. It is possible under certain conditions for the invalid pointer to be accessed after an object is deleted. In a specially-crafted attack, in attempting to access a freed object, Internet Explorer can be caused to allow remote code execution.

It is believed that while Internet Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 4 on Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 is not affected, Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 on Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4, and Internet Explorer 6, Internet Explorer 7 and Internet Explorer 8 on supported editions of Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, and Windows Server 2008 R2 are affected.

It is possible under certain conditions for the invalid pointer to be accessed after an object is deleted. In a specially-crafted attack, in attempting to access a freed object, Internet Explorer can be caused to allow remote code execution.

TREND MICRO PROTECTION INFORMATION

For Trend Micro clients using OfficeScan with Intrusion Defense Firewall (IDF) please refer to filter identifier(s) specific to this advisory's vulnerability identifiers. For patch information and suggested workarounds, users are advised to refer to this Microsoft webpage: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS10-002.mspx

SOLUTION

FILTER IDENTIFIER NUMBER: 1003909

AFFECTED SOFTWARE AND VERSION

  • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2
  • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP Service Pack 2
  • Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP Service Pack 3
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 (Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 (Microsoft Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 (Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1 (Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 (Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 (Microsoft Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 (Microsoft Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 (Microsoft Windows Vista)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 (Microsoft Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 (Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 (Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 (Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 (Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 (Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 2)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 (Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 (Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 (Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 (Windows Vista Service Pack 1)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 (Windows Vista Service Pack 2)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 (Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 1)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 (Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 (Windows Vista x64 Edition)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 (Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 (Windows 7 for x64-based Systems)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 (Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 (Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 (Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 (Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 (Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 (Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 (Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 (Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 (Windows Vista Service Pack 1)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 (Windows Vista Service Pack 2)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 (Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 1)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 (Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 (Windows Vista x64 Edition)
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 (Windows Vista)
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
  • Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems
  • Windows 7 for x64-based Systems
  • Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems
  • Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems
  • Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems
  • Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems
  • Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 1
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 2
  • Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2
  • Windows XP Service Pack 2
  • Windows XP Service Pack 3

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