MS10-051: Vulnerability in Microsoft XML Core Services Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2079403)

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Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through its
Microsoft XML Core Services component.

Description :

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 :

Solution :

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