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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-1141

Original release date: 06/10/2009
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP SP2 and SP3 and Server 2003 SP2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified DHTML function calls related to a tr element and the "insertion, deletion and attributes of a table cell," which trigger memory corruption when the window is destroyed, aka "DHTML Object 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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US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA09-160A
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090610 FortiGuard Advisory: Microsoft Internet Explorer DHTML Handling Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerability
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1022350
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1538
Type: Advisory
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5554
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.fortiguardcenter.com/advisory/FGA-2009-22.html
External Source: MS
Name: MS09-019
Type: Advisory; Patch Information

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5554
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

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  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)