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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-2463

Original release date: 07/07/2008
Last revised: 09/12/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The Microsoft Office Snapshot Viewer ActiveX control in snapview.ocx 10.0.5529.0, as distributed in the standalone Snapshot Viewer and Microsoft Office Access 2000 through 2003, allows remote attackers to download arbitrary files to a client machine via a crafted HTML document or e-mail message, probably involving use of the SnapshotPath and CompressedPath properties and the PrintSnapshot method. NOTE: this can be leveraged for code execution by writing to a Startup folder.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
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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US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA08-189A
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#837785
External Source: XF
Name: microsoft-snapshotviewer-code-execution(43613)
External Source: BID
Name: 30114
External Source: EXPLOIT-DB
Name: 6124
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA08-225A
External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 6124
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/955179.mspx
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2012
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT080117
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBST02360
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020433
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30883
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6120

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6120
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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