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."


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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

Weakness Enumeration

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

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Quick Info

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