Intrusion Prevention

MS.NET.Framework.Unsafe.Memory.Access

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Code Execution vulnerability in Microsoft .NET Framework.
The vulnerability is due to insufficient sanitizing of user supplied inputs in the application. An attacker can trick an unsuspecting user into visiting a malicious webpage and execute arbitrary code within the security context of the target user.

Affected Products

.NET Framework 4 and .NET Framework 4 Client Profile

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems

Recommended Actions

Refer to the vendor's web site for the suggested workaround:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS12-038.mspx

CVE References

CVE-2012-1855