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CVE-2011-1996 Detail

Current Description

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 through 8 does not properly handle objects in memory, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by accessing a deleted object, aka "Option Element Remote Code Execution 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
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2011/ms11-081
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A12896

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:6
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Running on/with
 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::sp2
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::sp2:itanium
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2003::sp2
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp3
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2:x64
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:7
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::sp2
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::sp2:itanium
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2003::sp2
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008::sp2:x64
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008::sp2:x86
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:-:sp2:itanium
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista::sp2
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista::sp2:x64
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista:-:sp2
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp3
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2:x64
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:microsoft:ie:8
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::sp2
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_7:::x86
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_7:-
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_7:-
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_7:-:sp1:x64
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_7:-:sp1:x86
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2003::sp2
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008::r2:itanium
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008::r2:x64
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008::sp2:x64
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008::sp2:x86
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:sp1:itanium
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:r2:sp1:x64
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista::sp2
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista::sp2:x64
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp3
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2:x64
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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-1996
NVD Published Date:
10/11/2011
NVD Last Modified:
02/26/2019