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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-4250

Original release date: 10/23/2008
Last revised: 10/30/2012


The Server service in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP2 and SP3, Server 2003 SP1 and SP2, Vista Gold and SP1, Server 2008, and 7 Pre-Beta allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted RPC request that triggers the overflow during path canonicalization, as exploited in the wild by Gimmiv.A in October 2008, aka "Server Service Vulnerability."


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 HIGH
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: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: XF
Name: win-server-rpc-code-execution(46040)
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA08-297A
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2902
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20081026 Windows RPC MS08-067 FAQ document released
External Source: BID
Name: 31874
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 7104
External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 6824
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBST02386
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20081027 Windows RPC MS08-067 FAQ document updated
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#827267
External Source: MS
Name: MS08-067
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 6841
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6093
External Source: MISC
Name: http://blogs.securiteam.com/index.php/archives/1150
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA09-088A
External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 7132
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1021091

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6093
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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