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Sid 1-41107

Message

BROWSER-IE Microsoft Internet Explorer layout object use after free attempt

Summary

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 base score 9.3 CVSS impact score 10.0 CVSS exploitability score 8.6 confidentialityImpact COMPLETE integrityImpact COMPLETE availabilityImpact COMPLETE

CVE-2009-1532:

CVSS base score 9.3

CVSS impact score 10.0

CVSS exploitability score 8.6

Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE

Integrity Impact COMPLETE

Availability Impact COMPLETE

Detailed information

CVE-2009-1532: 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."

Affected systems

  • microsoft ie 8

Ease of attack

CVE-2009-1532:

Access Vector NETWORK

Access Complexity MEDIUM

Authentication NONE

False positives

None known

False negatives

None known

Corrective action

Upgrade to the latest non-affected version of the software.

Apply the appropriate vendor supplied patches.

Contributors

  • Talos research team.
  • This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology.
  • For more information see nvd.

Additional References

  • technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS09-019