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CVE-2008-5232 Detail

Current Description

Buffer overflow in the CallHTMLHelp method in the Microsoft Windows Media Services ActiveX control in nskey.dll 4.1.00.3917 in Windows Media Services on Microsoft Windows NT and 2000, and Avaya Media and Message Application servers, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long argument. NOTE: the provenance of this information is unknown; the details are obtained solely from third party information.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

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Hyperlink Resource
http://packetstormsecurity.org/0808-exploits/wms-overflow.txt Exploit Third Party Advisory
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020733 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30814 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securityfocus.com/data/vulnerabilities/exploits/30814.html.txt Exploit Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44629 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_2000:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-5232
NVD Published Date:
11/25/2008
NVD Last Modified:
12/03/2019