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CVE-2008-0083 Detail

Current Description

The (1) VBScript (VBScript.dll) and (2) JScript (JScript.dll) scripting engines 5.1 and 5.6, as used in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP2, and Server 2003 SP1 and SP2, do not properly decode script, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors.

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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=120845064910729&w=2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28551 Patch
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019799
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-099A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1146/references Vendor Advisory
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2008/ms08-022
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5495

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp4
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:::x64
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::sp1
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::sp1:itanium
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::sp2
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::sp2:itanium
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server::sp2:x64
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp:::x64
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp2
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp2:x64
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0083
NVD Published Date:
04/08/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018