Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (953838)

Published: 2008-08-19 12:38:55
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Summary:
This host is missing critical security update according to Microsoft Bulletin MS08-045.

Technical Details:
Multiple flaws are due to, - uninitialized memory in certain situations. - an object that has not been correctly initialized or that has been deleted. - the way it handles argument validation in print preview handling.

Affected Versions:
MS Internet Explorer 5.01 & 6 on MS Windows 2000 MS Internet Explorer 6 on MS Windows 2003 and XP MS Internet Explorer 7 on MS Windows 2003 and XP MS Internet Explorer 7 on MS Windows 2008 and Vista

Recommendations:
The vendor has released updates. Please see the references for more information.

Impact:
Remote attackers could execute remote code on the vulnerable system to gain the same user rights as the logged-on user.

Detection Type:
Windows Registry

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-2254
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-2255
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-2256
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-2257
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-2258
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-2259

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30610
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30611
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30612
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30613
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30614

References:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms08-045.mspx

Severity
High
CVSS Score
9.3
Published
2008-08-19
Modified
2019-05-03
Category
Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

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