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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1442

Heap-based buffer overflow in the substringData method in Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 and 7 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code, related to an unspecified manipulation of a DOM object before a call to this method, aka the "HTML Objects Memory Corruption Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2008-06-11 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
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 CodeOverflowMemory corruption
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
HTML Objects Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5720 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-2008-1442

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Internet Explorer 2

- References For CVE-2008-1442

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-039/
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-162B.html
CERT TA08-162B
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1778
VUPEN ADV-2008-1778
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29556
BID 29556 Microsoft Internet Explorer HTML Objects 'substringData()' Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2008-06-16
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms08-031
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08-031
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/493253/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080610 ZDI-08-039: Microsoft Internet Explorer DOM Ojbect substringData() Heap Overflow Vulnerability
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020225
SECTRACK 1020225
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3934
SREASON 3934
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=121380194923597&w=2
HP SSRT080087

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1442

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


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