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Overview

Vulnerability Score 9.3 9.3
CVE Id CVE-2008-4259
Last Modified 07 Mar 2011 12:00:00
Published 10 Dec 2008 09:00:01
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-4259

Summary

Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 sometimes attempts to access uninitialized memory locations, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted HTML document that triggers memory corruption, related to a WebDAV request for a file with a long name, aka "HTML Objects Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7


References

CERT - TA08-344A

MS - MS08-073

MISC - http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-087/

MISC - http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-087

VUPEN - ADV-2008-3385

SECTRACK - 1021371

BUGTRAQ - 20081209 ZDI-08-087: Microsoft Internet Explorer Webdav Request Parsing Heap Corruption Vulnerability


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:26