National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability
Database

CVE-2008-2258 Detail

Current Description

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01, 6, and 7 accesses uninitialized memory in certain conditions, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and execute arbitrary code via vectors related to a document object "appended in a specific order" with "particular functions ... performed on" document objects, aka "HTML Objects Memory Corruption Vulnerability" or "Table Layout Memory Corruption Vulnerability," a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-2257.

Source:  MITRE
View Analysis Description

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to nvd@nist.gov.

Hyperlink Resource
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=121915960406986&w=2
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/495431/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30610
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020674
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-225A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2349 Vendor Advisory
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-051/
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2008/ms08-045
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6025

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:5.01:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:ie:7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:6:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:6:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

4 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2258
NVD Published Date:
08/13/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018