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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-5100

Original release date: 11/17/2008
Last revised: 01/29/2009
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The strong name (SN) implementation in Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0.50727 relies on the digital signature Public Key Token embedded in the pathname of a DLL file instead of the digital signature of this file itself, which makes it easier for attackers to bypass Global Assembly Cache (GAC) and Code Access Security (CAS) protection mechanisms, aka MSRC ticket MSRC8566gs.

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

**NOTE: Access Complexity scored Low due to insufficient information

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: SREASON
Name: 4605
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.applicationsecurity.co.il/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=ycIS1bewMBI%3d&tabid=161&mid=555
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20081113 New Whitepaper - .NET Framework Rootkits: Backdoors inside your Framework
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.applicationsecurity.co.il/.NET-Framework-Rootkits.aspx

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