CVE-2009-3672

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Description

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 and 7 does not properly handle objects in memory that (1) were not properly initialized or (2) are deleted, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors involving a call to the getElementsByTagName method for the STYLE tag name, selection of the single element in the returned list, and a change to the outerHTML property of this element, related to Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) and mshtml.dll, aka "HTML Object Memory Corruption Vulnerability." NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information. NOTE: this issue was originally assigned CVE-2009-4054, but Microsoft assigned a duplicate identifier of CVE-2009-3672. CVE consumers should use this identifier instead of CVE-2009-4054.

References

http://secunia.com/advisories/37448

http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/515749

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/977981.mspx

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/507984/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37085

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1023293

http://www.symantec.com/connect/blogs/zero-day-internet-explorer-exploit-published

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-342A.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3301

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2009/ms09-072

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6381

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-12-02

Updated: 2019-02-26

Type: CWE-94

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

AND

OR

cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:6:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*

OR

cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:sp4:*:*:*:*:*:*

Configuration 2

AND

OR

cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

OR

cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:itanium:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:x32:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:itanium:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:x86:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp1:x64:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*

Configuration 3

AND

OR

cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

OR

cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:itanium:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:x32:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:itanium:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:x86:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp1:x64:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*

cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
43064MS09-072: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (976325)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high