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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Internet Explorer Flaw in Microsoft Data Analyzer ActiveX Control Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1023560
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1023560
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-0252   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jun 8 2010
Original Entry Date:  Feb 9 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Internet Explorer. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger an error in the Microsoft Data Analyzer ActiveX control (max3activex.dll) and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

The CLSID of the vulnerable control is: E0ECA9C3-D669-4EF4-8231-00724ED9288F

Shaun Colley of NGS Software reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued the following fixes:

Microsoft Windows 2000 Service Pack 4:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=543dc6a7-fa76-4ba9-81e4-25fdf2013548

Windows XP Service Pack 2 and Windows XP Service Pack 3:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=7bcf3945-0552-478e-b7f3-bbca97dd1b5d

Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=25ef97e8-e76e-44c2-953c-f94cbac552cf

Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=29ff72f7-1663-4f35-a794-2dfe3c17b39c

Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=d4a97bb7-4f74-4884-9a6e-7a4df9c540fb

Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=b84f0be4-6d11-4b07-bb3c-2c76ae9ceea8

Windows Vista, Windows Vista Service Pack 1, and Windows Vista Service Pack 2:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=2c897ddd-f441-41d4-b5b4-d794cfc96e6b

Windows Vista x64 Edition, Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 1, and Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=f349f7aa-d020-4e0d-a35f-518a63ec92df

Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems and Windows Server 2008 for 32-bit Systems Service Pack 2:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=9a85b1bf-7427-47d0-9e1b-21dbe824a62c

Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems and Windows Server 2008 for x64-based Systems Service Pack 2:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=fde218c3-90ab-4664-852d-25ca55835054

Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems and Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-based Systems Service Pack 2:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=5b6e9451-df38-4626-bb1d-4fc160d7a40e

Windows 7 for 32-bit Systems:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=ec6d996f-dffa-45ad-9467-e96a4ac63e5f

Windows 7 for x64-based Systems:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=b3265576-04c1-48b1-8ce9-128843c58cf5

Windows Server 2008 R2 for x64-based Systems:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=cda31c54-8b81-4185-a623-64480ad4b73c

Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-based Systems:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=43fa4e26-160f-4aa3-a03d-b98a79666a18

A restart may be required.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms10-008.mspx

On June 8, 2010, Microsoft issued cumulative update MS10-034 that also includes this fix.

[Editor's note: The June 2010 MS10-034 cumulative update disables an additional ActiveX control that is not listed in MS10-008.]

Vendor URL:  www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms10-008.mspx (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:   Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Tue, 09 Feb 2010 19:06:13 +0000
Subject:  http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms10-008.mspx


Microsoft Security Bulletin MS10-008 - Critical: Cumulative Security Update of ActiveX Kill Bits (978262)

CVE-2010-0252
 
 


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