Vulnerability  oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15742
Asynchronous null object access remote code execution vulnerability - MS12-052  

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 through 9 does not properly handle objects in memory, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by accessing a deleted object, aka "Asynchronous NULL Object Access Remote Code Execution Vulnerability."
Create Date: 2012-08-20 Last Update Date: 2014-03-17

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 Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 9
  • 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 IE6 + xp/2k3 with vulnerable files
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:563
IF : Any one of the following are true vulnerable os with vulnerable files
IF : All of the following are true XP(32) and vulnerable file version
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Microsoft Windows XP (x86) SP3 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5631
IF : Check if the version of mshtml.dll is less than 6.0.2900.6266
Windows : File Test :  Check if the version of mshtml.dll is less than 6.0.2900.6266 
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 6.0.2900.6266 (datatype=version)
State holds if the version is less than 6.0.2900.6266 windows : file_state 
IF : All of the following are true XP64 or 2k3 and vulnerable file version
IF : Check if the version of mshtml.dll is less than 6.0.3790.5029
Windows : File Test :  Check if the version of mshtml.dll is less than 6.0.3790.5029 
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 6.0.3790.5029 (datatype=version)
State holds if the version is less than 6.0.3790.5029 windows : file_state 
IF : Any one of the following are true XP 64 / 2k3
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Microsoft Windows XP x64 Edition SP2 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4193
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
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 (x86) is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1935
IF : All of the following are true IE9 (Vista/2K8/Win7/R2) and vulnerable file version
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Microsoft Internet Explorer 9 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11985
IF : Any one of the following are true Check for vulnerable OS versions
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
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
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 2008 R2 x64 Edition is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6438
Microsoft Windows 7 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12541
IF : Any one of the following are true Check for vulnerable versions
IF : Check if the version of mshtml.dll is less than 9.0.8112.16448
Windows : File Test :  Check if the version of mshtml.dll is less than 9.0.8112.16448 
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 9.0.8112.16448 (datatype=version)
State holds if the version is less than 9.0.8112.16448 windows : file_state 
IF : All of the following are true Check for LDR
IF : Mshtml.dll version is greater than or equal to 9.0.8112.20000
Windows : File Test :  Mshtml.dll version is greater than or equal to 9.0.8112.20000 
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 9.0.8112.20000 (datatype=version)
windows : file_state 
IF : Check if the version of mshtml.dll is less than 9.0.8112.20554
Windows : File Test :  Check if the version of mshtml.dll is less than 9.0.8112.20554 
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 9.0.8112.20554 (datatype=version)
State holds if the version is less than 9.0.8112.20554 windows : file_state 
IF : All of the following are true IE8 and XP/2k3/Vista/2k8/Win7/R2 and vulnerable file versions
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6210
IF : Any one of the following are true vulnerable os with vulnerable files
IF : All of the following are true Win 7 / 2K8 R2 SP1 and vulnerable file version
IF : Any one of the following are true Check for vulnerable os versions
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 x64 Service Pack 1 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12567
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Itanium-Based Edition Service Pack 1 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12583
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 : Any one of the following are true Check for LDR/GDR
IF : Check if the version of mshtml.dll is less than 8.0.7601.17874
Windows : File Test :  Check if the version of mshtml.dll is less than 8.0.7601.17874 
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 8.0.7601.17874 (datatype=version)
State holds if the version is less than 8.0.7601.17874 windows : file_state 
IF : All of the following are true Check for LDR
IF : Check if the version of mshtml.dll is less than 8.0.7601.22032
Windows : File Test :  Check if the version of mshtml.dll is less than 8.0.7601.22032 
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 8.0.7601.22032 (datatype=version)
State holds if the version is less than 8.0.7601.22032 windows : file_state 
IF : Mshtml.dll version is greater than or equal to 8.0.7601.21000
Windows : File Test :  Mshtml.dll version is greater than or equal to 8.0.7601.21000 
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 8.0.7601.21000 (datatype=version)
State matches if version is greater than or equal to 8.0.7601.21000 windows : file_state 
IF : All of the following are true (Win7 /R2) and vulnerable file versions
IF : Any one of the following are true Check for LDR/GDR
IF : Check if the version of mshtml.dll is less than 8.0.7600.17051
Windows : File Test :  Check if the version of mshtml.dll is less than 8.0.7600.17051 
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 8.0.7600.17051 (datatype=version)
State holds if the version is less than 8.0.7600.17051 windows : file_state 
IF : All of the following are true Check for 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)
State matches if the version is less than or equal 8.0.7600.20000 windows : file_state 
IF : Check if the version of mshtml.dll is less than 8.0.7600.21245
Windows : File Test :  Check if the version of mshtml.dll is less than 8.0.7600.21245 
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 8.0.7600.21245 (datatype=version)
State holds if the version is less than 8.0.7600.21245 windows : file_state 
IF : Any one of the following are true Check for vulnerable os versions
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 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12541
IF : All of the following are true IE8 and XP/2k3/Vista/2k8 and vulnerable file versions
IF : Any one of the following are true Check for LDR/GDR
IF : Check if the version of mshtml.dll is less than 8.0.6001.19298
Windows : File Test :  Check if the version of mshtml.dll is less than 8.0.6001.19298 
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 8.0.6001.19298 (datatype=version)
State holds if the version is less than 8.0.6001.19298 windows : file_state 
IF : All of the following are true Check for LDR
IF : Check if the version of mshtml.dll is less than 8.0.6001.23385
Windows : File Test :  Check if the version of mshtml.dll is less than 8.0.6001.23385 
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 8.0.6001.23385 (datatype=version)
State holds if the version is less than 8.0.6001.23385 windows : file_state 
IF : Check for mshtml.dll version greater than or equal to 8.0.6001.23000
Windows : File Test :  Check for mshtml.dll version greater than or equal to 8.0.6001.23000 
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 [entity_check=all] 8.0.6001.23000 (datatype=version)
State checks for version greater than or equal to 8.0.6001.23000 windows : file_state 
IF : Any one of the following are true Vulnerable os versions
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition Service Pack 2 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6216
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 2008 (32-bit) Service Pack 2 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5653
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 IE7 + xp/2k3/vista/2k8 and vulnerable file version
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:627
IF : Any one of the following are true vulnerable os with vulnerable files
IF : All of the following are true IE7 + Vista / 2k8 and vulnerable file version
IF : Any one of the following are true Check for LDR/ GDR
IF : Check if the version of mshtml.dll is less than 7.0.6002.18658
Windows : File Test :  Check if the version of mshtml.dll is less than 7.0.6002.18658 
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 7.0.6002.18658 (datatype=version)
State holds if the version is less than 7.0.6002.18658 windows : file_state 
IF : All of the following are true Check for LDR
IF : Check if the version of mshtml.dll is less than 7.0.6002.22885
Windows : File Test :  Check if the version of mshtml.dll is less than 7.0.6002.22885 
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 7.0.6002.22885 (datatype=version)
State holds if the version is less than 7.0.6002.22885 windows : file_state 
IF : Mshtml.dll version is greater than or equal to 7.0.6002.22000
Windows : File Test :  Mshtml.dll version is greater than or equal to 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 : Any one of the following are true Vista / 2K8 and vulnerable file versions
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 x64 Edition Service Pack 2 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6216
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Itanium-Based Edition Service Pack 2 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6150
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
IF : All of the following are true XP/2K3 and vulnerable file version
IF : Any one of the following are true Win XP / 2K3
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (ia64) SP2 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1442
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 (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 LDR/GDR
IF : Check if the version of mshtml.dll is less than 7.0.6000.17112
Windows : File Test :  Check if the version of mshtml.dll is less than 7.0.6000.17112 
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 7.0.6000.17112 (datatype=version)
State holds if the version is less than 7.0.6000.17112 windows : file_state 
IF : All of the following are true check for LDR
IF : Check if the version of mshtml.dll is less than 7.0.6000.21314
Windows : File Test :  Check if the version of mshtml.dll is less than 7.0.6000.21314 
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 7.0.6000.21314 (datatype=version)
State holds if the version is less than 7.0.6000.21314 windows : file_state 
IF : Mshtml.dll version is greater than or equal to 7.0.6000.20000
Windows : File Test :  Mshtml.dll version is greater than or equal to 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 or equal 7.0.6000.20000 (datatype=version)
windows : file_state 

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