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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-3008

Original release date: 09/10/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Stack-based buffer overflow in the WMEncProfileManager ActiveX control in wmex.dll in Microsoft Windows Media Encoder 9 Series allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long first argument to the GetDetailsString method, aka "Windows Media Encoder Buffer Overrun 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: HP
Name: SSRT080133
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020832
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#996227
External Source: BID
Name: 31065
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBST02372
External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 6454
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6018
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2521
External Source: MS
Name: MS08-053
Type: Patch Information
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA08-253A

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6018
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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