The CTimeoutEventList::InsertIntoTimeoutList function in Microsoft mshtml.dll uses a certain pointer value as part of producing Timer ID values for the setTimeout and setInterval methods in VBScript and JScript, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information about the heap memory addresses used by an application, as demonstrated by the Internet Explorer 8 application.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 2.9
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
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20100629 [0day] Microsoft mshtml.dll CTimeoutEventList::InsertIntoTimeoutList memory leak
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