Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-2256

Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01, 6, and 7 does not properly handle objects that have been incorrectly initialized or deleted, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors, aka "Uninitialized Memory Corruption Vulnerability."
Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionInput validationExecute codeDenial of service
Published 2008-08-13 12:42:00
Updated 2021-07-23 15:04:56
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-2256

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 95.27%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 99 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-2256

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CWE ids for CVE-2008-2256

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: [email protected] (Primary)

References for CVE-2008-2256

Products affected by CVE-2008-2256

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