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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-1749

Original release date: 08/14/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Integer underflow in the CDownloadSink class code in the Vector Markup Language (VML) component (VGX.DLL), as used in Internet Explorer 5.01, 6, and 7 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via compressed content with an invalid buffer size, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2874
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA07-226A
External Source: BID
Name: 25310
Type: Patch Information
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1784
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: MS
Name: MS07-050
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SREASON
Name: 3020
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018568
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26409
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#468800
External Source: MISC
Name: http://research.eeye.com/html/advisories/published/AD20070814a.html
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070814 EEYE: VGX.DLL Compressed Content Heap Overflow Vulnerability

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1784
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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