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Vulnerability Score 4.3 4.3
CVE Id CVE-2008-5551
Last Modified 29 Jan 2009 01:59:29
Published 12 Dec 2008 01:30:03
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE



The XSS Filter in Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.0 Beta 2 allows remote attackers to bypass the XSS protection mechanism and conduct XSS attacks by injecting data at two different positions within an HTML document, related to STYLE elements and the CSS expression property, aka a "double injection."

Vulnerable Systems


  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 8


XF - ie-antixss-xss(47277)

BID - 32780

BUGTRAQ - 20081211 Aspect9: Internet Explorer 8.0 Beta 2 Anti-XSS Filter Vulnerabilities

SREASON - 4724

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:50