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CVE-2009-2531 Detail

Description

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6, 6 SP1, 7, and 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, leading to memory corruption, aka "Uninitialized Memory Corruption Vulnerability," a different vulnerability than CVE-2009-2530.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/14/2009

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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS09-054.mspx Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-286A.html US Government Resource
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5766

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5766
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5766

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
AND
OR
cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:5.01:sp4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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_2003:*:sp2:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2:home:*:*:*:*:*
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_2003:*:sp2:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:x32:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp1:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:-:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2:home:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
Configuration 4
AND
OR
cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
OR
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:-:-:x32:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_7:-:-:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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:*:r2:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:r2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:x32:*:*:*:*:*
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:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:-:x64:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-2531
NVD Published Date:
10/14/2009
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017