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COM Object Instantiation Memory Corruption Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1939

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 SP4 on Windows 2000 SP4; 6 SP1 on Windows 2000 SP4; 6 and 7 on Windows XP SP2 or Windows Server 2003 SP1 or SP2; and possibly 7 on Windows Vista does not properly "instantiate certain COM objects as ActiveX controls" which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted COM object from chtskdic.dll.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2007-0942
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer