Mission and Overview
NVD is the U.S. government repository of standards based vulnerability management data. This data enables automation of vulnerability management, security measurement, and compliance (e.g. FISMA).
Resource Status
NVD contains:

Last updated: 5/3/2016 5:45:18 PM

CVE Publication rate: 19.43

Email List

NVD provides four mailing lists to the public. For information and subscription instructions please visit NVD Mailing Lists

Workload Index
Vulnerability Workload Index: 9.13
About Us
NVD is a product of the NIST Computer Security Division and is sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security's National Cyber Security Division. It supports the U.S. government multi-agency (OSD, DHS, NSA, DISA, and NIST) Information Security Automation Program. It is the U.S. government content repository for the Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP).

National Cyber Awareness System

Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-3015

Original release date: 09/10/2008
Last revised: 10/12/2011


Integer overflow in gdiplus.dll in GDI+ in Microsoft Office XP SP3, Office 2003 SP2 and SP3, 2007 Microsoft Office System Gold and SP1, Visio 2002 SP2, PowerPoint Viewer 2003, Works 8, Digital Image Suite 2006, SQL Server 2000 Reporting Services SP2, SQL Server 2005 SP2, Report Viewer 2005 SP1 and 2008, and Forefront Client Security 1.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a BMP image file with a malformed BitMapInfoHeader that triggers a buffer overflow, aka "GDI+ BMP Integer Overflow 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: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to nvd@nist.gov.

External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.evilfingers.com/patchTuesday/MS08_052_GDI+_Vulnerability.txt
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBST02372
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5881
External Source: BID
Name: 31022
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020838
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA08-253A
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-055
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2696
Type: Advisory
External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 6619
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080909 ZDI-08-055: Microsoft Windows GDI+ BMP Parsing Code Execution Vulnerability
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-2520
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.evilfingers.com/patchTuesday/MS08_052_GDI+_Vulnerability_ver2.txt
External Source: MS
Name: MS08-052
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 6716

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5881
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)