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CVE-2010-0491 Detail

Current Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 SP4, 6, and 6 SP1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by changing unspecified properties of an HTML object that has an onreadystatechange event handler, 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

Evaluator Impact

Per: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS10-018.mspx 'Internet Explorer 7 and Internet Explorer 8 are not affected by this vulnerability.'

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=864
http://securitytracker.com/id?1023773
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/39027 Patch
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA10-068A.html US Government Resource
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA10-089A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0744 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2010/ms10-018
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8421

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
AND
OR
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
OR
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:*:sp2:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
AND
OR
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:5.01:sp4:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:6:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
OR
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:sp4:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-0491
NVD Published Date:
03/31/2010
NVD Last Modified:
02/26/2019