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HTML Objects Memory Corruption Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5266

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 6 and 7 accesses uninitialized memory in certain conditions which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and execute arbitrary code via vectors related to a document object "appended in a specific order" aka "HTML Objects Memory Corruption Vulnerability" or "XHTML Rendering Memory Corruption Vulnerability" a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-2258.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-2257
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer