CVE-2010-0249

high

Description

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."

References

http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/archive/2010/01/14/security-advisory-979352.aspx

http://news.cnet.com/8301-27080_3-10435232-245.html

http://osvdb.org/61697

http://securitytracker.com/id?1023462

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/979352

http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/11167

http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/492515

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/979352.mspx

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37815

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA10-055A.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0135

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2010/ms10-002

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/55642

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6835

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2010-01-15

Updated: 2018-10-30

Type: CWE-399

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