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CVE-2008-3475 Detail

Current Description

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 does not properly handle errors related to using the componentFromPoint method on xml objects that have been (1) incorrectly initialized or (2) deleted, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted HTML document, aka "Uninitialized Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
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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
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://ifsec.blogspot.com/2008/10/internet-explorer-6-componentfrompoint.html
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=122479227205998&w=2
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/497380/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31617 Patch
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021047
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-288A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2809
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-069/
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2008/ms08-058
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45563
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45565
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A13151

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:internet_explorer:5.01:sp4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:sp4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp1:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp1:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:gold:professional_x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp2:professional_x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:6:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:*:sp4:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:internet_explorer:7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp1:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2003:*:sp1:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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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:*:*:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:x32:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:gold:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:gold:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp1:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:gold:professional_x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp2:professional_x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3475
NVD Published Date:
10/14/2008
NVD Last Modified:
02/26/2019