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CVE-2009-1531 Detail

Current Description

Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP SP2 and SP3; 7 for Server 2003 SP2; 7 for Vista Gold, SP1, and SP2; and 7 for Server 2008 SP2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via frequent calls to the getElementsByTagName function combined with the creation of an object during reordering of elements, followed by an onreadystatechange event, which triggers an access of an object that (1) was not properly initialized or (2) is deleted, aka "HTML Object Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/504216/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35234
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022350
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-160A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1538 Vendor Advisory
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-09-039
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2009/ms09-019
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6308

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp1:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:32_bit:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp1:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:gold:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1531
NVD Published Date:
06/10/2009
NVD Last Modified:
02/26/2019