Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP SP2 and SP3; 7 for Server 2003 SP2; 7 for Vista Gold, SP1, and SP2; and 7 for Server 2008 SP2 does not properly handle objects in memory, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by calling the setCapture method on a collection of crafted objects, aka "Uninitialized Memory Corruption Vulnerability."
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
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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Advisory; Patch Information
20090610 ZDI-09-036: Microsoft Internet Explorer setCapture Memory Corruption Vulnerability
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