Executive Summary

Informations
Name CVE-2012-1879 First vendor Publication 2012-06-12
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2013-03-06

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 9.3 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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Detail

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 through 9 does not properly handle objects in memory, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by attempting to access an undefined memory location, aka "insertAdjacentText Remote Code Execution Vulnerability."

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2012-1879

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

idName
CWE-94Failure to Control Generation of Code ('Code Injection')

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15588
 
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15588
Title: insertAdjacentText Remote Code Execution Vulnerability (CVE-2012-1879)
Description: Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 through 9 does not properly handle objects in memory, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by attempting to access an undefined memory location, aka "insertAdjacentText Remote Code Execution Vulnerability."
Family: windows Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2012-1879
Version: 3
Platform(s): Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows Vista
Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows 7
Product(s): Microsoft Internet Explorer 6
Microsoft Internet Explorer 7
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

TypeDescriptionCount
Application4

ExploitDB Exploits

idDescription
2012-08-02Microsoft Internet Explorer Fixed Table Col Span Heap Overflow
2012-07-12IE9, SharePoint, Lync toStaticHTML HTML Sanitizing Bypass
2012-06-14MS12-037 Internet Explorer Same ID Property Deleted Object Handling Memory Co...

OpenVAS Exploits

DateDescription
2012-06-13Name : Microsoft Internet Explorer Multiple Vulnerabilities (2699988)
File : nvt/secpod_ms12-037.nasl

Snort® IPS/IDS

DateDescription
2014-01-10Microsoft Internet Explorer DOM manipulation memory corruption attempt
RuleID : 28360 - Revision : 1 - Type : BROWSER-IE
2014-01-10Microsoft Internet Explorer DOM manipulation memory corruption attempt
RuleID : 28359 - Revision : 1 - Type : BROWSER-IE
2014-01-10Microsoft Internet Explorer DOM manipulation memory corruption attempt
RuleID : 28358 - Revision : 1 - Type : BROWSER-IE
2014-01-10Microsoft Internet Explorer DOM manipulation memory corruption attempt
RuleID : 28357 - Revision : 1 - Type : BROWSER-IE
2014-01-10Microsoft Internet Explorer DOM manipulation memory corruption attempt
RuleID : 28356 - Revision : 1 - Type : BROWSER-IE
2014-01-10Microsoft Internet Explorer DOM manipulation memory corruption attempt
RuleID : 28355 - Revision : 1 - Type : BROWSER-IE
2014-01-10Microsoft Internet Explorer DOM manipulation memory corruption attempt
RuleID : 28354 - Revision : 1 - Type : BROWSER-IE
2014-01-10Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 memory disclosure attempt
RuleID : 27663 - Revision : 2 - Type : BROWSER-IE
2014-01-10Microsoft Internet Explorer html table column span width increase memory corr...
RuleID : 25246 - Revision : 4 - Type : BROWSER-IE
2014-01-10Microsoft Internet Explorer html table column span width increase memory corr...
RuleID : 24205 - Revision : 4 - Type : BROWSER-IE
2014-01-10Microsoft Internet Explorer html table column span width increase memory corr...
RuleID : 24204 - Revision : 4 - Type : BROWSER-IE
2014-01-10Microsoft Internet Explorer html table column span width increase memory corr...
RuleID : 24203 - Revision : 3 - Type : BROWSER-IE
2014-01-10Microsoft Internet Explorer getBoundingClientRect incorrect rebalancing attempt
RuleID : 23609 - Revision : 4 - Type : BROWSER-IE
2014-01-10Microsoft multiple product toStaticHTML XSS attempt
RuleID : 23137 - Revision : 7 - Type : BROWSER-IE
2014-01-10Microsoft multiple product toStaticHTML XSS attempt
RuleID : 23136 - Revision : 7 - Type : BROWSER-IE
2014-01-10Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 memory disclosure attempt
RuleID : 23128 - Revision : 5 - Type : BROWSER-IE
2014-01-10Microsoft Internet Explorer insertAdjacentText memory corruption attempt
RuleID : 23126 - Revision : 3 - Type : BROWSER-IE
2014-01-10Microsoft Internet Explorer DOM manipulation memory corruption attempt
RuleID : 23125 - Revision : 5 - Type : BROWSER-IE
2014-01-10Microsoft Internet Explorer html table column span width increase memory corr...
RuleID : 23124 - Revision : 4 - Type : BROWSER-IE
2014-01-10Microsoft Internet Explorer getBoundingClientRect incorrect rebalancing attempt
RuleID : 23123 - Revision : 3 - Type : BROWSER-IE
2014-01-10Microsoft Internet Explorer use after free attempt
RuleID : 23122 - Revision : 4 - Type : BROWSER-IE
2014-01-10Microsoft Internet Explorer center element dynamic manipulation attempt
RuleID : 23121 - Revision : 5 - Type : BROWSER-IE
2014-01-10Microsoft Internet Explorer console object use after free attempt
RuleID : 23118 - Revision : 4 - Type : BROWSER-IE
2014-01-10Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 DOM element use after free attempt
RuleID : 23117 - Revision : 4 - Type : BROWSER-IE
2014-01-10Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 CTreeNode use after free attempt
RuleID : 23116 - Revision : 2 - Type : BROWSER-IE

Metasploit Database

idDescription
2012-06-12 MS12-037 Microsoft Internet Explorer Same ID Property Deleted Object Handling Memory Corruption
2012-06-12 MS12-037 Microsoft Internet Explorer Fixed Table Col Span Heap Overflow

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

DateDescription
2012-06-13Name : The remote host is affected by code execution vulnerabilities.
File : smb_nt_ms12-037.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Internal Sources (Detail)

SourceUrl
CERT http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA12-164A.html
MS http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS12-037

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2013-05-10 22:37:20
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2013-03-07 13:19:47
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