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Pointer Reference Memory Corruption Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6007

Use-after-free vulnerability in the CRecordInstance::TransferToDestination function in mshtml.dll in Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 6 6 SP1 and 7 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via DSO bindings involving (1) an XML Island (2) XML DSOs or (3) Tabular Data Control (TDC) in a crafted HTML or XML document as demonstrated by nested SPAN or MARQUEE elements and exploited in the wild in December 2008.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-4844
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer