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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-1532

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

Overview

Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 for Windows XP SP2 and SP3; 8 for Server 2003 SP2; 8 for Vista Gold, SP1, and SP2; and 8 for Server 2008 SP2 does not properly handle objects in memory, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via "malformed row property references" that trigger an access of an object that (1) was not properly initialized or (2) is deleted, leading to memory corruption, aka "HTML Objects Memory Corruption Vulnerability" or "HTML 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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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1538
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1022350
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA09-160A
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090610 ZDI-09-041: Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 Rows Property Dangling Pointer Code Execution Vulnerability
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-09-041
External Source: MS
Name: MS09-019
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6244
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 54951

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6244
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

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  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)