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CVE-2008-2547 Detail

Current Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in msiexec.exe 3.1.4000.1823 and 4.5.6001.22159 in Microsoft Windows Installer allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long GUID value for the /x (aka /uninstall) option. NOTE: this issue might cross privilege boundaries if msiexec.exe is reachable via components such as ActiveX controls, and might additionally require a separate vulnerability in the control.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
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Base Score: N/A
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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.aushack.com/200806-msiexec.txt Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/492961/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/492986/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/492992/100/0/threaded
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42887

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:windows_installer:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:windows_installer:3.1.4000.1823:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:windows_installer:4.5.6001.22159:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2547
NVD Published Date:
06/04/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/11/2018