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HTML Object Memory Corruption Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6308

Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP SP2 and SP3; 7 for Server 2003 SP2; 7 for Vista Gold SP1 and SP2; and 7 for Server 2008 SP2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via frequent calls to the getElementsByTagName function combined with the creation of an object during reordering of elements followed by an onreadystatechange event which triggers an access of an object that (1) was not properly initialized or (2) is deleted aka "HTML Object Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-1531
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer