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CVE-2010-3971 Detail

Current Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in the CSharedStyleSheet::Notify function in the Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) parser in mshtml.dll, as used in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 through 8 and other products, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a self-referential @import rule in a stylesheet, aka "CSS Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
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Hyperlink Resource
http://blogs.technet.com/b/srd/archive/2011/01/07/assessing-the-risk-of-public-issues-currently-being-tracked-by-the-msrc.aspx
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2010/Dec/110 Exploit
http://support.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100127294
http://www.breakingpointsystems.com/community/blog/ie-vulnerability/ Exploit
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/15708 Exploit
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/15746 Exploit
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/634956 US Government Resource
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/2488013.mspx
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/45246
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1024922
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/3156 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0318
http://www.wooyun.org/bugs/wooyun-2010-0885 Exploit
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2011/ms11-003
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A12382

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-399 Resource Management Errors NIST  

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:a:microsoft:ie:8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-3971
NVD Published Date:
12/22/2010
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018