Unspecified vulnerability in an ActiveX control (dxtmsft.dll) in Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01, 6 SP1 and SP2, and 7 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted image, aka "Argument Handling Memory Corruption Vulnerability."
Published 2008-02-12 23:00:00
Updated 2018-10-12 21:44:41
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Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-0078

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 77.47%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 98 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-0078

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Source
9.3
HIGH AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.6
10.0
nvd@nist.gov

CWE ids for CVE-2008-0078

  • The product constructs all or part of a code segment using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the syntax or behavior of the intended code segment.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2008-0078

Products affected by CVE-2008-0078

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