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COM Object Instantiation Memory Corruption Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1084

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 and 6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by instantiating certain COM objects from Urlmon.dll which triggers memory corruption during a call to the IObjectSafety function.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows XP
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2007-0218
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer