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Microsoft » Internet Explorer : Vulnerability Statistics

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Vulnerability Trends Over Time

Year # of Vulnerabilities DoS Code Execution Overflow Memory Corruption Sql Injection XSS Directory Traversal Http Response Splitting Bypass something Gain Information Gain Privileges CSRF File Inclusion # of exploits
1999 36 1 11 6 1 1
2000 19 3 2 1
2001 30 4 2 1 2
2002 52 8 10 5 6 5 1
2003 24 4 9 5 1 4 1
2004 49 11 12 6 1 1 3 11 1
2005 31 14 16 3 8 2 2 4
2006 58 28 24 12 12 2 1 2 3 1
2007 41 9 16 4 8 6 1 1 3 1
2008 34 7 15 5 10 8 6 1
2009 18 9 1 2 1 2
2010 12 5 2 1 2 1 3 2
2011 7 2
2012 15 1 14 3 3 1
2013 108 76 98 59 76 2 4 6 3 1
2014 242 213 220 184 213 2 10 7 6 4
2015 227 178 178 106 178 5 18 21 16
2016 129 58 65 59 63 4 10 23 5
2017 21 4 12 11 11 1 4
2018 11 4 10 4 10
2020 1 1
Total 1165 634 717 476 594 44 5 1 82 80 30 10
% Of All 54.4 61.5 40.9 51.0 0.0 3.8 0.4 0.1 7.0 6.9 2.6 0.0 0.0

Warning : Vulnerabilities with publish dates before 1999 are not included in this table and chart. (Because there are not many of them and they make the page look bad; and they may not be actually published in those years.)

Vulnerabilities By Year
36
19
30
52
24
49
31
58
41
34
18
12
7
15
108
242
227
129
21
11
1
  1999 36
2000 19
2001 30
2002 52
2003 24
2004 49
2005 31
2006 58
2007 41
2008 34
2009 18
2010 12
2011 7
2012 15
2013 108
2014 242
2015 227
2016 129
2017 21
2018 11
2020 1
Vulnerabilities By Type
634
717
476
82
80
44
594
5
1
30
  Denial of Service 634
Execute Code 717
Overflow 476
Bypass Something 82
Gain Information 80
XSS 44
Memory Corruption 594
Directory Traversal 5
Http Response Splitting 1
Gain Privilege 30

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This page lists vulnerability statistics for all versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer. Vulnerability statistics provide a quick overview for security vulnerabilities of this software. You can view versions of this product or security vulnerabilities related to Microsoft Internet Explorer.

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