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Moonlight Generic Constraints Bypass Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2010-11-26    Last Update:  2010-12-01    Views:  3,103

Secunia Advisory SA42373

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Security Bypass, System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in Moonlight, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to the insufficient validation of arguments passed to generic methods. This can be exploited to circumvent generic constraints and subsequently bypass security policies or potentially execute arbitrary code.


Solution:
Update to version 2.3.0.1.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Chris Howie

Original Advisory:
Novell Bug #654136:
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=654136

Mono:
http://www.mono-project.com/Vulnerabilities#Moonlight_Generic_Constraints_Bypass_Vulnerability

Mono GIT commits:
https://github.com/mono/mono/commit/4905ef1130feb26c3150b28b97e4a96752e0d399
https://github.com/mono/mono/commit/65292a69c837b8a5f7a392d34db63de592153358
https://github.com/mono/mono/commit/cf1ec146f7c6acdc6697032b3aaafc68ffacdcac

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