Stack-based buffer overflow in msiexec.exe 3.1.4000.1823 and 4.5.6001.22159 in Microsoft Windows Installer allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long GUID value for the /x (aka /uninstall) option. NOTE: this issue might cross privilege boundaries if msiexec.exe is reachable via components such as ActiveX controls, and might additionally require a separate vulnerability in the control.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
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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20080603 Re: Windows Installer msiexec GUID Buffer Overflow
20080603 Windows Installer msiexec GUID Buffer Overflow
20080603 RE: Windows Installer msiexec GUID Buffer Overflow