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HTML Objects Memory Corruption Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5524

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 SP4 and 6 SP1; Internet Explorer 6 for Windows XP SP2 and SP3 and Server 2003 SP2; and Internet Explorer 7 and 8 for Windows XP SP2 and SP3 Server 2003 SP2 Vista Gold SP1 and SP2 and Server 2008 Gold and SP2 do not properly handle table operations which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted HTML document that triggers memory corruption by adding malformed elements to an empty DIV element related to the getElementsByTagName method aka "HTML Objects Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows XP
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-1918
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer