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HTML Object Memory Corruption Vulnerability (CVE-2010-0249)

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6835

Use-after-free vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 6 SP1 7 and 8 on Windows 2000 SP4; Windows XP SP2 and SP3; Windows Server 2003 SP2; Windows Vista Gold SP1 and SP2; Windows Server 2008 Gold SP2 and R2; and Windows 7 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by accessing a pointer associated with a deleted object related to incorrectly initialized memory and improper handling of objects in memory as exploited in the wild in December 2009 and January 2010 during Operation Aurora aka "HTML Object Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2010-0249
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer