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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-0024

Original release date: 01/09/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Integer overflow in the Vector Markup Language (VML) implementation (vgx.dll) in Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01, 6, and 7 on Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP2, Server 2003, and Server 2003 SP1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted web page that contains unspecified integer properties that cause insufficient memory allocation and trigger a buffer overflow, aka the "VML Buffer Overrun Vulnerability."


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
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: 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: MS
Name: MS07-004
Type: Patch Information
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017489
Type: Patch Information
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20070109 Microsoft Windows VML Element Integer Overflow Vulnerability
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070116 MS07-004 VML Integer Overflow Exploit
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2007-009.htm
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-0129
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-0105
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070117 Re: MS07-004 VML Integer Overflow Exploit
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1058
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 31250
Type: Patch Information
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#122084
Type: Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: ie-vml-record-bo(31287)
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 21930
Type: Patch Information
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA07-009A
External Source: MSKB
Name: 929969
Type: Patch Information
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBST02184

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1058
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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