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CVE-2008-4255 Detail

Current Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in mscomct2.ocx (aka Windows Common ActiveX control or Microsoft Animation ActiveX control) in Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0, Visual Studio .NET 2002 SP1 and 2003 SP1, Visual FoxPro 8.0 SP1 and 9.0 SP1 and SP2, and Office Project 2003 SP3 and 2007 Gold and SP1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an AVI file with a crafted stream length, which triggers an "allocation error" and memory corruption, aka "Windows Common AVI Parsing Overflow Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/10/2008
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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://downloads.securityfocus.com/vulnerabilities/exploits/32613.pl Exploit
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-473.htm
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/499061/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32613 Patch
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021369
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-344A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3382 Vendor Advisory
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-083
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-083/
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2008/ms08-070
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6032

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6032
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6032

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4255
NVD Published Date:
12/10/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018