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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-0491

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."
Publish Date : 2010-03-31 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeMemory corruption
CWE ID 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
HTML Object Memory Corruption Vulnerability (CVE-2010-0491) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8421 windows
MS10-035: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (982381) oval:gov.nist.USGCB.patch:def:11673 windows
MS10-035: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (982381) oval:gov.nist.fdcc.patch:def:11673 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2010-0491

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft IE 5.01 SP4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft IE 6 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft IE 6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server SP2 Itanium Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Microsoft Windows Xp - SP2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft IE 3
Microsoft Windows 2000 1
Microsoft Windows 2003 Server 1
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 1
Microsoft Windows Xp 3

- References For CVE-2010-0491

http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=864
IDEFENSE 20100330 Microsoft Internet Explorer 'onreadystatechange' Use After Free Vulnerability
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms10-018
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS10-018 Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (980182) This security update resolves nine privately reported vulnerabilities and one publicly disclosed vulnerability in Internet Explorer. The most severe vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted Web page using Internet Explorer. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0744
VUPEN ADV-2010-0744
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA10-068A.html
CERT TA10-068A
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/39027
BID 39027 Microsoft Internet Explorer 'onreadystatechange' Event Handler Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2010-07-23
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA10-089A.html
CERT TA10-089A
http://securitytracker.com/id?1023773
SECTRACK 1023773

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-0491

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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