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CVE-2008-0020 Detail

Current Description

Unspecified vulnerability in the Load method in the IPersistStreamInit interface in the Active Template Library (ATL), as used in the Microsoft Video ActiveX control in msvidctl.dll in DirectShow, in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP2 and SP3, Server 2003 SP2, Vista Gold, SP1, and SP2, and Server 2008 Gold and SP2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors that trigger memory corruption, aka "ATL Header Memcopy Vulnerability," a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-0015.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blogs.technet.com/srd/archive/2009/08/11/ms09-037-why-we-are-using-cve-s-already-used-in-ms09-035.aspx
http://www.iss.net/threats/329.html
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022712
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-223A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2232 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2009/ms09-037
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5850

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection') (CWE-94)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:-:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:-:sp2:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:-:sp2:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp2:professional_x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:-:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0020
NVD Published Date:
07/07/2009
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018