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CVE-2008-0951 Detail

Current Description

Microsoft Windows Vista does not properly enforce the NoDriveTypeAutoRun registry value, which allows user-assisted remote attackers, and possibly physically proximate attackers, to execute arbitrary code by inserting a (1) CD-ROM device or (2) U3-enabled USB device containing a filesystem with an Autorun.inf file, and possibly other vectors related to (a) AutoRun and (b) AutoPlay actions.

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
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/889747 US Government Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28360
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020446
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0954/references
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2008/ms08-038
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41349

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_vista:*:*:business:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:*:enterprise:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:*:home_basic:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:*:home_premium:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:*:ultimate:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0951
NVD Published Date:
03/24/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018