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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4254

Multiple integer overflows in the Hierarchical FlexGrid ActiveX control (mshflxgd.ocx) in Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 and Visual FoxPro 8.0 SP1 and 9.0 SP1 and SP2 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted (1) Rows and (2) Cols properties to the (a) ExpandAll and (b) CollapseAll methods, related to access of incorrectly initialized objects and corruption of the "system state," aka "Hierarchical FlexGrid Control Memory Corruption Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2008-12-10 Last Update Date : 2009-08-26
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
8.5
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 Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflowMemory corruption
CWE ID 189

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Hierarchical FlexGrid Control Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5805 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-2008-4254

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Office Frontpage 2002 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Project 2003 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Project 2007 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft Project 2007 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 Runtime Extended Files Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Microsoft Visual Foxpro 8.0 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Microsoft Visual Foxpro 9.0 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Microsoft Visual Foxpro 9.0 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Microsoft Visual Studio .net 2002 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Microsoft Visual Studio .net 2003 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Office Frontpage 1
Microsoft Project 3
Microsoft Visual Basic 1
Microsoft Visual Foxpro 3
Microsoft Visual Studio .net 2

- References For CVE-2008-4254

http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-473.htm CONFIRM
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021369
SECTRACK 1021369
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/499059/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20081209 Secunia Research: Microsoft Hierarchical FlexGrid Control Integer Overflows
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms08-070
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08-070
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/3382
VUPEN ADV-2008-3382
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-344A.html
CERT TA08-344A
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2007-72/

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4254

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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