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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-3962

Original release date: 11/05/2010
Last revised: 08/19/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Use-after-free vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6, 7, and 8 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors related to Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) token sequences and the clip attribute, aka an "invalid flag reference" issue or "Uninitialized Memory Corruption Vulnerability," as exploited in the wild in November 2010.

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: SECTRACK
Name: 1024676
External Source: BID
Name: 44536
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12279
External Source: XF
Name: ms-ie-flag-code-execution(62962)
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA10-348A
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://blogs.technet.com/b/msrc/archive/2010/11/02/microsoft-releases-security-advisory-2458511.aspx
Type: Advisory
External Source: EXPLOIT-DB
Name: 15418
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.symantec.com/connect/blogs/new-ie-0-day-used-targeted-attacks
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#899748
External Source: EXPLOIT-DB
Name: 15421
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-2880
Type: Advisory
External Source: MS
Name: MS10-090
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 42091
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/2458511.mspx
Type: Advisory

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11574
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12279
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:6
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cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp3
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2003::sp2:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::sp2
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::sp2:itanium
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* cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:8
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cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp3
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2003::sp2:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::sp2:itanium
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista::sp1
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:sp1
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista::sp2
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista::sp1:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista::sp2:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:::x32
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008::sp2:x32
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:::x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008::sp2:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:::itanium
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:itanium
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_7:-:-:x32
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_7:-:-:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_7
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008::r2:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008::r2:itanium
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* cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:7
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cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp3
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::sp2
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2003::sp2:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::sp2:itanium
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista::sp1
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:sp1
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:sp2
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista::sp2
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista::sp1:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista::sp2:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:::x32
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008::sp2:x32
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:::x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008::sp2:x64
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:::itanium
cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:itanium
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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)