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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4260

Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 sometimes attempts to access a deleted object, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted HTML document that triggers memory corruption, aka "Uninitialized Memory Corruption Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2008-12-10 Last Update Date : 2009-03-04
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
8.5
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeMemory corruption
CWE ID 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Uninitialized Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5903 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-4260

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 SP4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Internet Explorer 4

- References For CVE-2008-4260

http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/3385
VUPEN ADV-2008-3385
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms08-073
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08-073
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021371
SECTRACK 1021371
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-344A.html
CERT TA08-344A

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)
Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)
Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)
Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4260

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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