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Uninitialized Memory Corruption Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5366

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 6 and 7 does not properly handle objects that have been incorrectly initialized or deleted which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors aka "Uninitialized Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-2256
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer