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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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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
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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

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-399 Resource Management Errors NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:microsoft:internet_explorer:5.01:sp4
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Running on/with
 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp4
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:microsoft:internet_explorer:6
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Running on/with
 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2003::sp1
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2003::sp1:itanium
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2003::sp1:x64
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2003::sp2
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::gold:professional_x64
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp2
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp2:professional_x64
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp3
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:microsoft:internet_explorer:6:sp1
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Running on/with
 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp4
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Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:microsoft:internet_explorer:7
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Running on/with
 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2003::sp1
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2003::sp1:itanium
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2003::sp1:x64
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2003::sp2
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:::itanium
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:::x32
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:::x64
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista::gold
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista::gold:x64
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista::sp1
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_vista::sp1:x64
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::gold:professional_x64
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp2
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp2:professional_x64
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp3
     Show Matching CPE(s)


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Quick Info

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