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Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through its
Microsoft XML Core Services component.
The version of Microsoft XML Core Services (MSXML) 3.0 on the remote
Windows host is affected by a memory corruption vulnerability that can
be triggered when processing certain HTTP responses.
If an attacker can trick a user on the affected system into visiting a
malicious website using Internet Explorer, this issue could be
leveraged to execute arbitrary code subject to the user's privileges.
See also :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista,
2008, 7, and 2008 R2.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
Nessus Plugin ID: 48288 ()
Bugtraq ID: 42300
CVE ID: CVE-2010-2561
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