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CVE-2008-0955 Detail

Current Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in the Creative Software AutoUpdate Engine ActiveX control in CTSUEng.ocx allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long CacheFolder property value.

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/501843 US Government Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29391
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1668
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42673
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/5681

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:creative:creative_software_autoupdate_engine
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0955
NVD Published Date:
05/29/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017