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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-0015

Stack-based buffer overflow in the CComVariant::ReadFromStream function in the Active Template Library (ATL), as used in the MPEG2TuneRequest ActiveX control in msvidctl.dll in DirectShow, in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP2 and SP3, Server 2003 SP2, Vista Gold, SP1, and SP2, and Server 2008 Gold and SP2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted web page, as exploited in the wild in July 2009, aka "Microsoft Video ActiveX Control Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2009-07-07 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Microsoft Video ActiveX Control Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7436 windows
Microsoft Video ActiveX Control Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6333 windows
Microsoft Video ActiveX Control Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6363 windows
MS09-037: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Active Template Library (ATL) Could Allow Remote Code Execution (973908) oval:gov.nist.fdcc.patch:def:11577 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-0015

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server - SP2 Itanium Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server - SP2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server - SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows Xp - SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows Xp - SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP2 Professional X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 2003 Server 3
Microsoft Windows Xp 3

- References For CVE-2008-0015

http://isc.sans.org/diary.html?storyid=6733
http://blogs.technet.com/srd/archive/2009/08/11/ms09-037-why-we-are-using-cve-s-already-used-in-ms09-035.aspx
http://osvdb.org/55651
OSVDB 55651
http://www.iss.net/threats/329.html
ISS 20090706 Multiple Microsoft Video Control ActiveX Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities
http://www.csis.dk/dk/nyheder/nyheder.asp?tekstID=799
http://secunia.com/advisories/36187
SECUNIA 36187
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms09-037
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS09-037 Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Active Template Library (ATL) Could Allow Remote Code Execution (973908) This security update resolves several privately reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft Active Template Library (ATL). The vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user loaded a specially crafted component or control hosted on a malicious website. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/advisory/972890
Microsoft Advisory http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/972890.mspx Microsoft Security Advisory (972890): Vulnerability in Microsoft Video ActiveX Control Could Allow Remote Code Execution - Version: 2.0 Revision Note: V2.0 (July 14, 2009): Advisory updated to reflect publication of security bulletin. Summary: Microsoft has completed the investigation into a public report of this vulnerability. We have issued MS09-032 to address this issue. For more information about this issue, including download links for an available security update, please review MS09-032. The vulnerability addressed is the Microsoft Video ActiveX Control Vulnerability - CVE-2008-0015.Release Date:2009-07-14
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms09-032
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS09-032 Cumulative Security Update of ActiveX Kill Bits (973346) This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability that is currently being exploited. The vulnerability in Microsoft Video ActiveX Control could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted Web page with Internet Explorer, instantiating the ActiveX control. This ActiveX control was never intended to be instantiated in Internet Explorer. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35558
BID 35558 Microsoft Active Template Library Header Data Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2009-09-08
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35585
BID 35585 Microsoft Active Template Library 'IPersistStreamInit' Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2009-09-08
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022514
SECTRACK 1022514
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2232
VUPEN ADV-2009-2232
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/180513
CERT-VN VU#180513
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-187A.html
CERT TA09-187A
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-223A.html
CERT TA09-223A
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-195A.html
CERT TA09-195A

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-0015

Microsoft DirectShow (msvidctl.dll) MPEG-2 Memory Corruption
This module exploits a memory corruption within the MSVidCtl component of Microsoft DirectShow (BDATuner.MPEG2TuneRequest). By loading a specially crafted GIF file, an attacker can overrun a buffer and execute arbitrary code. ClassID is now configurable via an advanced option (otherwise randomized) - I)ruid
Module type : exploit Rank : normal Platforms : Windows


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