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CSS Memory Corruption Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12382

Use-after-free vulnerability in the CSharedStyleSheet::Notify function in the Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) parser in mshtml.dll as used in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 through 8 and other products allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a self-referential @import rule in a stylesheet aka "CSS Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2010-3971
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8