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Uninitialized Memory Corruption Vulnerability (CVE-2009-2531)

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5766

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 6 SP1 7 and 8 does not properly handle objects in memory which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by accessing an object that (1) was not properly initialized or (2) is deleted leading to memory corruption aka "Uninitialized Memory Corruption Vulnerability" a different vulnerability than CVE-2009-2530.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-2531
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer