Intrusion Prevention

MS.NET.Framework.Stack.Corruption

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a stack corruption vulnerability in Microsoft .NET Framework.
This vulnerability is caused when the x86 JIT compiler within the .NET Framework incorrectly compiles certain types of function calls. An attacker who successfully exploits this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system.

Affected Products

Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 2
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 Service Pack 1
Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5.1
Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the patch supplied by the vendor:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS11-028.mspx

CVE References

CVE-2010-3958