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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-2493

Original release date: 07/29/2009
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The Active Template Library (ATL) in Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 SP1, Visual Studio 2005 SP1 and 2008 Gold and SP1, and Visual C++ 2005 SP1 and 2008 Gold and SP1; and Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP2 and SP3, Server 2003 SP2, Vista Gold, SP1, and SP2, and Server 2008 Gold and SP2; does not properly restrict use of OleLoadFromStream in instantiating objects from data streams, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted HTML document with an ATL (1) component or (2) control, related to ATL headers and bypassing security policies, aka "ATL COM Initialization Vulnerability."

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/AU:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
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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External Source: MS
Name: MS09-072
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6621
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA09-195A
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6245
External Source: MISC
Name: http://blogs.technet.com/srd/archive/2009/08/11/ms09-037-why-we-are-using-cve-s-already-used-in-ms09-035.aspx
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 38568
External Source: MS
Name: MS09-060
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA09-342A
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 266108
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6421
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-13.html
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SA:2009:053
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6304
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/advisories/apsa09-04.html
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-11.html
Type: Patch Information
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBMA02488
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6473
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-0366
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36746
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-2034
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA09-223A
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.novell.com/support/viewContent.do?externalId=7004997&sliceId=1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.openoffice.org/security/cves/CVE-2009-2493.html
External Source: MS
Name: MS09-055
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 264648
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-2232
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36187
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36374
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA09-286A
External Source: MS
Name: MS09-035
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6716
External Source: MS
Name: MS09-037
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT100013
External Source: SUNALERT
Name: 1020775
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-10.html

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6245
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6304
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6421
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6473
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6621
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6716
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

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  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)