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CVE-2008-3704 Detail

Current Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in the MaskedEdit ActiveX control in Msmask32.ocx 6.0.81.69, and possibly other versions before 6.0.84.18, in Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0, Visual Basic 6.0, Visual Studio .NET 2002 SP1 and 2003 SP1, and Visual FoxPro 8.0 SP1 and 9.0 SP1 and SP2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long Mask parameter, related to not "validating property values with boundary checks," as exploited in the wild in August 2008, aka "Masked Edit Control Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
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Evaluator Description

Additional advisory information from Secunia: http://secunia.com/advisories/31498/

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

Evaluator Solution

"Visual Studio 6 was last updated June 2000, a Microsoft spokeswoman told SCMagazineUS.com. The version is no longer supported. Visual Studio 2008 is the latest release and microsoft encourages users to update to the newest version." Source: http://www.scmagazineus.com/Microsoft-looks-into-Visual-Studio-bug/article/115459/

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-473.htm
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30674 Exploit Patch
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020710
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-344A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2380 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3382 Vendor Advisory
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2008/ms08-070
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44444
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5794
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/6244
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/6317

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:visual_basic:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:visual_foxpro:8.0:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:visual_foxpro:9.0:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:visual_foxpro:9.0:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:visual_studio:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:visual_studio_.net:2002:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:visual_studio_.net:2003:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3704
NVD Published Date:
08/18/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018