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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-0020

Original release date: 07/07/2009
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Unspecified vulnerability in the Load method in the IPersistStreamInit interface in the Active Template Library (ATL), as used in the Microsoft Video ActiveX control in msvidctl.dll in DirectShow, in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP2 and SP3, Server 2003 SP2, Vista Gold, SP1, and SP2, and Server 2008 Gold and SP2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors that trigger memory corruption, aka "ATL Header Memcopy Vulnerability," a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-0015.

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: SECUNIA
Name: 36187
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://blogs.technet.com/srd/archive/2009/08/11/ms09-037-why-we-are-using-cve-s-already-used-in-ms09-035.aspx
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5850
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-2232
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA09-223A
External Source: MS
Name: MS09-037
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: ISS
Name: 20090706 Multiple Microsoft Video Control ActiveX Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1022712

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5850
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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