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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1898

A certain ActiveX control in WkImgSrv.dll 7.03.0616.0, as distributed in Microsoft Works 7 and Microsoft Office 2003 and 2007, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (browser crash) via an invalid WksPictureInterface property value, which triggers an improper function call.
Publish Date : 2008-04-21 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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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) Denial Of ServiceExecute Code
CWE ID 20

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-1898

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Office 2003 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Office 2007 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Works 7.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Office 2
Microsoft Works 1

- References For CVE-2008-1898

https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/5530
EXPLOIT-DB 5530
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/5460
EXPLOIT-DB 5460
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41876
XF microsoft-works-wkimgsrv-dos(41876)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28820
BID 28820 Microsoft Works 7 'WkImgSrv.dll' ActiveX Control Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2008-12-29
http://blogs.technet.com/swi/archive/2008/06/05/why-there-wont-be-a-security-update-for-wkimgsrv-dll.aspx
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/491027/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080417 Microsoft Works 7 WkImgSrv.dll crash POC
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2008-05/0029.html
FULLDISC 20080502 Microsoft Work ActiveX Insecure Method Exploit

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1898

Microsoft Works 7 WkImgSrv.dll WKsPictureInterface() ActiveX Code Execution
The Microsoft Works ActiveX control (WkImgSrv.dll) could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on a system. By passing a negative integer to the WksPictureInterface method, an attacker could execute arbitrary code on the system with privileges of the victim. Change 168430090 /0X0A0A0A0A to 202116108 / 0x0C0C0C0C FOR IE6. This control is not marked safe for scripting, please choose your attack vector carefully.
Module type : exploit Rank : low Platforms : Windows


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