CVE-2011-1255

high

Description

The Timed Interactive Multimedia Extensions (aka HTML+TIME) implementation in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 through 8 does not properly handle objects in memory, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by accessing an object that (1) was not properly initialized or (2) is deleted, aka "Time Element Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

References

http://blogs.technet.com/b/srd/archive/2011/06/14/ms11-050-ie9-is-better.aspx

http://osvdb.org/72947

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A12227

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2011/ms11-050

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2011-06-16

Updated: 2022-02-28

Type: CWE-908

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