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IE6SP1 COM Object Instantiation Memory Corruption Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1235

Internet Explorer 5.0 5.5 and 6.0 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a web page with embedded CLSIDs that reference certain COM objects that are not ActiveX controls including (1) devenum.dll (2) diactfrm.dll (3) wmm2filt.dll (4) fsusd.dll (5) dmdskmgr.dll (6) browsewm.dll (7) browseui.dll (8) shell32.dll (9) mshtml.dll (10) inetcfg.dll (11) infosoft.dll (12) query.dll (13) syncui.dll (14) clbcatex.dll (15) clbcatq.dll (16) comsvcs.dll and (17) msconf.dll which causes memory corruption aka "COM Object Instantiation Memory Corruption Vulnerability" a different vulnerability than CVE-2005-2087.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2005-1990
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer