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Uninitialized Memory Corruption Vulnerability (CVE-2010-3331)

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6832

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 through 8 does not properly handle objects in memory in certain circumstances involving use of Microsoft Word to read Word documents 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."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2010-3331
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6