The XSS Filter in Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 allows remote attackers to leverage the "response-changing mechanism" to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks against web sites that have no inherent XSS vulnerabilities, related to the details of output encoding and improper modification of an HTML attribute, aka "XSS Filter Script Handling Vulnerability."
Published 2009-11-25 18:30:00
Updated 2021-07-23 15:12:31
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Cross site scripting (XSS)

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2009-4074

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.53%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 76 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2009-4074

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
4.3
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
8.6
2.9
NIST

References for CVE-2009-4074

Products affected by CVE-2009-4074

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