Vulnerability Report: Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.x

This vulnerability report for Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.x contains a complete overview of all Secunia advisories affecting it. You can use this vulnerability report to ensure that you are aware of all vulnerabilities, both patched and unpatched, affecting this product allowing you to take the necessary precautions.

If you have information about a new or an existing vulnerability in Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.x then you are more than welcome to contact us.

Table of Contents

1. Product Summary Only

2. Secunia Advisory Statistics (All time)
2.1. Statistics for 2015
2.2. Statistics for 2014
2.3. Statistics for 2013
2.4. Statistics for 2012
2.5. Statistics for 2011
2.6. Statistics for 2010
2.7. Statistics for 2009
2.8. Statistics for 2008
2.9. Statistics for 2007
2.10. Statistics for 2006
2.11. Statistics for 2005
2.12. Statistics for 2004
2.13. Statistics for 2003

3. List of Secunia Advisories (All time)
3.1. List for 2015
3.2. List for 2014
3.3. List for 2013
3.4. List for 2012
3.5. List for 2011
3.6. List for 2010
3.7. List for 2009
3.8. List for 2008
3.9. List for 2007
3.10. List for 2006
3.11. List for 2005
3.12. List for 2004
3.13. List for 2003

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Vendor, Links, and Unpatched Vulnerabilities

Vendor Microsoft

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Affected By 65 Secunia advisories
611 Vulnerabilities

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Unpatched 14% (9 of 65 Secunia advisories)

Most Critical Unpatched
The most severe unpatched Secunia advisory affecting Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.x, with all vendor patches applied, is rated Less critical .

0 Secunia Advisories in 2004

Secunia has issued a total of 0 Secunia advisories in 2004 for Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.x. Currently, 0% (0 out of 0) are marked as unpatched.

More information about the specific Secunia advisories affecting Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.x can be found below. Each Secunia advisory is enclosed by a box highlighted with a color representing its current patch status. You can read the complete Secunia advisories for thorough descriptions of the issues covered and for solution suggestions by clicking either the Secunia advisory title or the "Read More" links available for each Secunia advisory.

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Subject: Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.x 
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amazon13 RE: Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.x
Member 14th Apr, 2011 03:10
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Posts: 15
User Since: 30th Mar 2008
System Score: 99%
Location: US
Last edited on 14th Apr, 2011 03:10
Today this showed up in my Secunia scan as insecure, "This program was detected as Insecure, it is strongly recommended that you apply the latest security patch from the vendor of the program.

The version detected of Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.x was 8.0.6001.19019 while the latest version including one or more security fixes is .

As you can see there is no latest version listed above in the Secunia recommendation.

When I click on the uninstall link the uninstall window pops up but there's no indication as to where IE 8x is located to uninstall?

Unfortunately I have both the 32 bit and the 64 Bit versions installed, yet I really don't use either of them and would like to uninstall the 32 bit version but I can't find a way to do this, any suggestions?

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mogs RE: Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.x
Expert Contributor 14th Apr, 2011 08:39
Score: 2265
Posts: 6,269
User Since: 22nd Apr 2009
System Score: 100%
Location: UK

Have you run your Windows update this week ?....IE8 was one of those things patched in the release. Some have been offered IE9 in the process.....but not if you are running XP.

Hope this helps.........

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ddmarshall RE: Microsoft Internet Explorer 8.x
Dedicated Contributor 14th Apr, 2011 14:36
Score: 1232
Posts: 979
User Since: 8th Nov 2008
System Score: 98%
Location: UK
If you install any Internet Explorer version on a 64bit system, you always get both bitness flavours. It's generally advisable to use the 32bit version in any case.

This answer is provided “as-is.” You bear the risk of using it.
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