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Use of Uninitialized Resource

CVE-2011-1255

Severity High
Score 9.3/10

Summary

The Timed Interactive Multimedia Extensions (aka HTML+TIME) implementation in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 through 8 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, aka "Time Element Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

  • MEDIUM
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • COMPLETE
  • COMPLETE
  • COMPLETE

CWE-908 - Use of Uninitialized Resource

The software uses or accesses a resource that has not been initialized.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published