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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-0077

Original release date: 02/12/2008
Last revised: 04/13/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Use-after-free vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 SP1, 6 SP2, and and 7 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by assigning malformed values to certain properties, as demonstrated using the by property of an animateMotion SVG element, aka "Property Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BID
Name: 27666
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0512
Type: Advisory
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT080016
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5396
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20080212 Microsoft Internet Explorer Property Memory Corruption Vulnerability
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBST02314
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080213 ZDI-08-006: Microsoft Internet Explorer SVG animateMotion.by Code Execution Vulnerability
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-006.html
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA08-043C
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#228569
External Source: MS
Name: MS08-010
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28903
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1019380

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5396
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

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  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)