Vulnerability CVE-2008-1442


Published: 2008-06-11   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Heap-based buffer overflow in the substringData method in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 and 7 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code, related to an unspecified manipulation of a DOM object before a call to this method, aka the "HTML Objects Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
Microsoft Internet Explorer DOM Ojbect substringData() Heap Overflow Vulnerability
zdi-disclosures ...
13.06.2008

Type:

CWE-119

(Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
9.3/10
10/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Microsoft -> IE 
Microsoft -> Internet explorer 

 References:
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=121380194923597&w=2
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3934
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020225
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/493253/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29556
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-162B.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1778
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-039/
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2008/ms08-031
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5720

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