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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1086

The HxTocCtrl ActiveX control (hxvz.dll), as used in Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 SP4 and 6 SP1, in Windows XP SP2, Server 2003 SP1 and SP2, Vista SP1, and Server 2008, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via malformed arguments, which triggers memory corruption.
Publish Date : 2008-04-08 Last Update Date : 2021-07-23
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeMemory corruption

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ActiveX Object Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5475 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-2008-1086

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server * SP2 X64 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server * SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server * SP1 Itanium * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server * SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server * * X64 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server * SP2 Itanium * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Microsoft Windows Vista * * X64 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * SP2 X64 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * * X64 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Microsoft Windows-nt 2008 * X64 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Microsoft Windows-nt 2008 * Itanium * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Microsoft Windows-nt 2008 * X32 * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 2003 Server 6
Microsoft Windows Vista 1
Microsoft Windows Xp 3
Microsoft Windows-nt 3

- References For CVE-2008-1086
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5475
MS MS08-023
HP SSRT080048
IDEFENSE 20080408 Microsoft HxTocCtrl ActiveX Control Invalid Param Heap Corruption Vulnerability
XF ie-hxvz-code-execution(41464)
VUPEN ADV-2008-1147
SECTRACK 1019800
CERT TA08-099A
BID 28606 Microsoft 'hxvz.dll' ActiveX Control Memory Corruption Vulnerability Release Date:2008-04-18

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used 0
Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used 0

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1086

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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