New Search

Object Management Memory Corruption Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12228

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 7 and 8 does not properly handle objects in memory which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by accessing an object that (1) was not properly initialized or (2) is deleted as demonstrated by Stephen Fewer as the first of three chained vulnerabilities during a Pwn2Own competition at CanSecWest 2011 aka "Object Management Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2011-1345
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7