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CVE-2008-1544 Detail

Current Description

The setRequestHeader method of the XMLHttpRequest object in Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01, 6, and 7 does not block dangerous HTTP request headers when certain 8-bit character sequences are appended to a header name, which allows remote attackers to (1) conduct HTTP request splitting and HTTP request smuggling attacks via an incorrect Content-Length header, (2) access arbitrary virtual hosts via a modified Host header, (3) bypass referrer restrictions via an incorrect Referer header, and (4) bypass the same-origin policy and obtain sensitive information via a crafted request header.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=121380194923597&w=2
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3785
http://www.mindedsecurity.com/MSA02240108.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/489954/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28379 Patch
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020226
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-162B.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0980 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1778 Vendor Advisory
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2008/ms08-031
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5291

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:5.01:sp4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:6:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:sp4:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp1:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp2:pro_x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp1:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp1:x64:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:*:pro_x64:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp2:pro_x64:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1544
NVD Published Date:
03/28/2008
NVD Last Modified:
02/26/2019