ID CVE-2010-3326
Summary Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 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."
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:6
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Service Pack 2
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:-:sp2
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Service Pack 2 Itanium
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:-:sp2:itanium
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:-:sp2
  • Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp3
  • Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 2 x64 (64-bit)
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2:x64
CVSS
Base: 9.3 (as of 14-10-2010 - 15:48)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-94
CAPEC
  • Leverage Executable Code in Non-Executable Files
    An attack of this type exploits a system's trust in configuration and resource files, when the executable loads the resource (such as an image file or configuration file) the attacker has modified the file to either execute malicious code directly or manipulate the target process (e.g. application server) to execute based on the malicious configuration parameters. Since systems are increasingly interrelated mashing up resources from local and remote sources the possibility of this attack occurring is high. The attack can be directed at a client system, such as causing buffer overrun through loading seemingly benign image files, as in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-028 where specially crafted JPEG files could cause a buffer overrun once loaded into the browser. Another example targets clients reading pdf files. In this case the attacker simply appends javascript to the end of a legitimate url for a pdf (http://www.gnucitizen.org/blog/danger-danger-danger/) http://path/to/pdf/file.pdf#whatever_name_you_want=javascript:your_code_here The client assumes that they are reading a pdf, but the attacker has modified the resource and loaded executable javascript into the client's browser process. The attack can also target server processes. The attacker edits the resource or configuration file, for example a web.xml file used to configure security permissions for a J2EE app server, adding role name "public" grants all users with the public role the ability to use the administration functionality. The server trusts its configuration file to be correct, but when they are manipulated, the attacker gains full control.
  • Manipulating User-Controlled Variables
    This attack targets user controlled variables (DEBUG=1, PHP Globals, and So Forth). An attacker can override environment variables leveraging user-supplied, untrusted query variables directly used on the application server without any data sanitization. In extreme cases, the attacker can change variables controlling the business logic of the application. For instance, in languages like PHP, a number of poorly set default configurations may allow the user to override variables.
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE
msbulletin via4
bulletin_id MS10-071
bulletin_url
date 2010-10-12T00:00:00
impact Remote Code Execution
knowledgebase_id 2360131
knowledgebase_url
severity Critical
title Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer
nessus via4
NASL family Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
NASL id SMB_NT_MS10-071.NASL
description The remote host is missing IE Security Update 2360131. The remote version of IE is affected by several vulnerabilities that may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote host.
last seen 2019-02-21
modified 2018-11-15
plugin id 49948
published 2010-10-13
reporter Tenable
source https://www.tenable.com/plugins/index.php?view=single&id=49948
title MS10-071: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (2360131)
oval via4
accepted 2010-11-29T04:00:22.951-05:00
class vulnerability
contributors
name Dragos Prisaca
organization Symantec Corporation
definition_extensions
  • comment Microsoft Windows XP (x86) SP3 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5631
  • comment Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:563
  • comment Microsoft Windows XP x64 Edition SP2 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4193
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 (x86) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1935
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 (x64) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2161
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (ia64) SP2 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1442
  • comment Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:563
description Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 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."
family windows
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7207
status accepted
submitted 2010-10-12T13:00:00
title Uninitialized Memory Corruption Vulnerability
version 68
refmap via4
cert TA10-285A
confirm http://support.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100113324
ms MS10-071
Last major update 04-10-2011 - 22:48
Published 13-10-2010 - 15:00
Last modified 26-02-2019 - 09:04
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