Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01, 6, and 7 accesses uninitialized memory in certain conditions, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and execute arbitrary code via vectors related to a document object "appended in a specific order" with "particular functions ... performed on" document objects, aka "HTML Objects Memory Corruption Vulnerability" or "Table Layout Memory Corruption Vulnerability," a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-2257.
Published 2008-08-13 12:42:00
Updated 2021-07-23 15:04:56
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Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionExecute codeDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-2258

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 99 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-2258

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2008-2258

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Products affected by CVE-2008-2258

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