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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-4023

Original release date: 10/14/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Active Directory in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4 does not properly allocate memory for (1) LDAP and (2) LDAPS requests, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted request, aka "Active Directory Overflow Vulnerability."

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
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-2008-2811
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6107
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32242
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA08-288A
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT080143
External Source: MS
Name: MS08-060
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021042
External Source: BID
Name: 31609
Type: Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: win-active-directory-ldap-bo(45585)
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBST02379

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6107
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)