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Use of Uninitialized Resource

CVE-2008-3475

Severity High
Score 9.3/10

Summary

Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 does not properly handle errors related to using the componentFromPoint method on xml objects that have been (1) incorrectly initialized or (2) deleted, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted HTML document, aka "Uninitialized Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

  • MEDIUM
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • COMPLETE
  • COMPLETE
  • COMPLETE

CWE-908 - Use of Uninitialized Resource

The software uses or accesses a resource that has not been initialized.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published