Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 SP1 and SP2, 7, and 8 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by accessing an object that (1) was not properly initialized or (2) is deleted, leading to memory corruption, related to the CStyleSheet object and a free of the root container, aka "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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US-CERT Vulnerability Note:
20100608 ZDI-10-102: Microsoft Internet Explorer Stylesheet Array Removal Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
Advisory; Patch Information
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