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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0228

Original release date: 06/10/2009
Last revised: 08/21/2010


Stack-based buffer overflow in the EnumeratePrintShares function in Windows Print Spooler Service (win32spl.dll) in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4 allows remote printer servers to execute arbitrary code via a a crafted ShareName in a response to an RPC request, related to "printing data structures," aka "Buffer Overflow in Print Spooler Vulnerability."


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: MS
Name: MS09-022
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 54932
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35365
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1022352
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2009-217.htm
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA09-160A
External Source: BID
Name: 35206
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6317
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1541
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20090609 Microsoft Windows 2000 Print Spooler Remote Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6317
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
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* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp4

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