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CVE-2012-1538 Detail

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted web site, aka "CFormElement Use After Free Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  11/13/2012

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-1538
Original release date:
11/13/2012
Last revised:
09/18/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
9.3 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS12-071 Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source MS MS12-071
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/56420 External Source BID 56420
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027749 External Source SECTRACK 1027749
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA12-318A.html US Government Resource External Source CERT TA12-318A
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A15677 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15677

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

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