Vulnerability  oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12896
Option Element Remote Code Execution Vulnerability  

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."
Create Date: 2011-10-11 Last Update Date: 2014-03-03

Affected Platforms/Products

Affected Products (CPE + CVE references)
Platforms: windows (from OVAL definitions) Products: windows
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6

References

Criteria

The system is vulnerable
IF : Any one of the following are true
IF : All of the following are true Internet Explorer 8 on Windows 7 x86/x64 SP1, Server 2008 R2 x64/ia64 SP1
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6210
IF : Any one of the following are true GDR or LDR Service branch
IF : Mshtml.dll version is less than 8.0.7601.17699
Windows : File Test :  Mshtml.dll version is less than 8.0.7601.17699 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : File The path to the mshtml.dll file in the system root
[[value of ${{windows:registry_object:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion : SystemRoot}}]]\System32\mshtml.dll
version less than 8.0.7601.17699 (datatype=version)
windows : file_state 
IF : All of the following are true LDR
IF : Mshtml.dll version is greater than or equal 8.0.7601.20000
Windows : File Test :  Mshtml.dll version is greater than or equal 8.0.7601.20000 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : File The path to the mshtml.dll file in the system root
[[value of ${{windows:registry_object:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion : SystemRoot}}]]\System32\mshtml.dll
version greater than or equal 8.0.7601.20000 (datatype=version)
windows : file_state 
IF : Mshtml.dll version is less than 8.0.7601.21830
Windows : File Test :  Mshtml.dll version is less than 8.0.7601.21830 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : File The path to the mshtml.dll file in the system root
[[value of ${{windows:registry_object:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion : SystemRoot}}]]\System32\mshtml.dll
version less than 8.0.7601.21830 (datatype=version)
windows : file_state 
IF : Any one of the following are true Windows 7 x86/x64 SP1, Server 2008 R2 x64/ia64 SP1
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Itanium-Based Edition Service Pack 1 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12583
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Service Pack 1 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12567
Microsoft Windows 7 x64 Service Pack 1 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12627
Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit) Service Pack 1 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12292
IF : All of the following are true Internet Explorer 8 on XP x64 SP2,XP x86 SP3, Server 2003 x86/x64 SP2, Vista x86/x64 SP2, Server 2008 x86/x64 SP2
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6210
IF : Any one of the following are true GDR or QFE Service branch
IF : Mshtml.dll version is less than 8.0.6001.19154
Windows : File Test :  Mshtml.dll version is less than 8.0.6001.19154 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : File The path to the mshtml.dll file in the system root
[[value of ${{windows:registry_object:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion : SystemRoot}}]]\System32\mshtml.dll
version less than 8.0.6001.19154 (datatype=version)
windows : file_state 
IF : All of the following are true QFE
IF : Mshtml.dll version is less than 8.0.6001.23250
Windows : File Test :  Mshtml.dll version is less than 8.0.6001.23250 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : File The path to the mshtml.dll file in the system root
[[value of ${{windows:registry_object:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion : SystemRoot}}]]\System32\mshtml.dll
version less than 8.0.6001.23250 (datatype=version)
windows : file_state 
IF : Mshtml.dll version is greater than 8.0.6001.22000
Windows : File Test :  Mshtml.dll version is greater than 8.0.6001.22000 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : File The path to the mshtml.dll file in the system root
[[value of ${{windows:registry_object:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion : SystemRoot}}]]\System32\mshtml.dll
version greater than 8.0.6001.22000 (datatype=version)
windows : file_state 
IF : Any one of the following are true XP x64 SP2,XP x86 SP3, Server 2003 x86/x64 SP2, Vista x86/x64 SP2, Server 2008 x86/x64 SP2
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition Service Pack 2 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6216
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (32-bit) Service Pack 2 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5653
Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5594
Microsoft Windows Vista (32-bit) Service Pack 2 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6124
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 (x64) is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2161
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 (x86) is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1935
Microsoft Windows XP x64 Edition SP2 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4193
Microsoft Windows XP (x86) SP3 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5631
IF : All of the following are true Internet Explorer 8 on Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008 R2 x64/ia64
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6210
IF : Any one of the following are true GDR or LDR Service branch
IF : Mshtml.dll version is less than 8.0.7600.16891
Windows : File Test :  Mshtml.dll version is less than 8.0.7600.16891 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : File The path to the mshtml.dll file in the system root
[[value of ${{windows:registry_object:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion : SystemRoot}}]]\System32\mshtml.dll
version less than 8.0.7600.16891 (datatype=version)
windows : file_state 
IF : All of the following are true LDR
IF : Mshtml.dll version is greater than or equal 8.0.7600.20000
Windows : File Test :  Mshtml.dll version is greater than or equal 8.0.7600.20000 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : File The path to the mshtml.dll file in the system root
[[value of ${{windows:registry_object:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion : SystemRoot}}]]\System32\mshtml.dll
version greater than or equal 8.0.7600.20000 (datatype=version)
windows : file_state 
IF : Mshtml.dll version is less than 8.0.7600.21062
Windows : File Test :  Mshtml.dll version is less than 8.0.7600.21062 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : File The path to the mshtml.dll file in the system root
[[value of ${{windows:registry_object:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion : SystemRoot}}]]\System32\mshtml.dll
version less than 8.0.7600.21062 (datatype=version)
windows : file_state 
IF : Any one of the following are true Windows 7 x86/x64, Server 2008 R2 x64/ia64
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Itanium-Based Edition is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5954
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Edition is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6438
Microsoft Windows 7 x64 Edition is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5950
Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit) is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6165
IF : All of the following are true Internet Explorer 7 on Vista x86/x64 SP2, Server 2008 x86/x64/ia64 SP2
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:627
IF : Any one of the following are true GDR or LDR Service branch
IF : Mshtml.dll version is less than 7.0.6002.18510
Windows : File Test :  Mshtml.dll version is less than 7.0.6002.18510 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : File The path to the mshtml.dll file in the system root
[[value of ${{windows:registry_object:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion : SystemRoot}}]]\System32\mshtml.dll
version less than 7.0.6002.18510 (datatype=version)
windows : file_state 
IF : All of the following are true LDR
IF : Mshtml.dll version is greater than 7.0.6002.22000
Windows : File Test :  Mshtml.dll version is greater than 7.0.6002.22000 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : File The path to the mshtml.dll file in the system root
[[value of ${{windows:registry_object:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion : SystemRoot}}]]\System32\mshtml.dll
version greater than or equal 7.0.6002.22000 (datatype=version)
windows : file_state 
IF : Mshtml.dll version is less than 7.0.6002.22698
Windows : File Test :  Mshtml.dll version is less than 7.0.6002.22698 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : File The path to the mshtml.dll file in the system root
[[value of ${{windows:registry_object:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion : SystemRoot}}]]\System32\mshtml.dll
version less than 7.0.6002.22698 (datatype=version)
windows : file_state 
IF : Any one of the following are true Vista x86/x64 SP2, Server 2008 x86/x64/ia64 SP2
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Itanium-Based Edition Service Pack 2 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6150
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition Service Pack 2 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6216
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (32-bit) Service Pack 2 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5653
Microsoft Windows Vista (32-bit) Service Pack 2 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6124
Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 2 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5594
IF : All of the following are true Internet Explorer 7 on XP x86/x64 SP3, Server 2003 x86/x64/ia64 SP2
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:627
IF : Any one of the following are true XP x86/x64 SP3, Server 2003 x86/x64/ia64 SP2
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (ia64) SP2 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1442
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 (x86) is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1935
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 (x64) is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2161
Microsoft Windows XP (x86) SP3 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5631
Microsoft Windows XP x64 Edition SP2 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4193
IF : Any one of the following are true GDR or QFE Service branch
IF : Mshtml.dll version is less than 7.0.6000.17104
Windows : File Test :  Mshtml.dll version is less than 7.0.6000.17104 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : File The path to the mshtml.dll file in the system root
[[value of ${{windows:registry_object:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion : SystemRoot}}]]\System32\mshtml.dll
version less than 7.0.6000.17104 (datatype=version)
windows : file_state 
IF : All of the following are true QFE
IF : Mshtml.dll version is greater than 7.0.6000.20000
Windows : File Test :  Mshtml.dll version is greater than 7.0.6000.20000 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : File The path to the mshtml.dll file in the system root
[[value of ${{windows:registry_object:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion : SystemRoot}}]]\System32\mshtml.dll
version greater than 7.0.6000.20000 (datatype=version)
windows : file_state 
IF : Mshtml.dll version is less than 7.0.6000.21306
Windows : File Test :  Mshtml.dll version is less than 7.0.6000.21306 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : File The path to the mshtml.dll file in the system root
[[value of ${{windows:registry_object:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion : SystemRoot}}]]\System32\mshtml.dll
version less than 7.0.6000.21306 (datatype=version)
windows : file_state 
IF : All of the following are true Internet Explorer 6 on XP x86 SP3
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Microsoft Windows XP (x86) SP3 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5631
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:563
IF : Mshtml.dll version is less than 6.0.2900.6148
Windows : File Test :  Mshtml.dll version is less than 6.0.2900.6148 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : File The path to the mshtml.dll file in the system root
[[value of ${{windows:registry_object:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion : SystemRoot}}]]\System32\mshtml.dll
version less than 6.0.2900.6148 (datatype=version)
windows : file_state 
IF : All of the following are true Internet Explorer 6 on XP x64 SP2, Server 2003 x86/x64/ia64 SP2
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:563
IF : Mshtml.dll version is less than 6.0.3790.4904
Windows : File Test :  Mshtml.dll version is less than 6.0.3790.4904 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : File The path to the mshtml.dll file in the system root
[[value of ${{windows:registry_object:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion : SystemRoot}}]]\System32\mshtml.dll
version less than 6.0.3790.4904 (datatype=version)
windows : file_state 
IF : Any one of the following are true XP x64 SP2, Server 2003 x86/x64/ia64 SP2
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Microsoft Windows XP x64 Edition SP2 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4193
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 (x86) is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1935
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 (x64) is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2161
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (ia64) SP2 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1442

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