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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4255

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."
Publish Date : 2008-12-10 Last Update Date : 2009-08-26
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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 CodeOverflowMemory corruption
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Windows Common AVI Parsing Overflow Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6032 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-2008-4255

# 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 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Microsoft Visual Foxpro 9.0 SP1 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-2008-4255

http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2008-473.htm CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/499061/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20081209 ZDI-08-083: Microsoft Animation ActiveX Control Malformed AVI Parsing Code Execution Vulnerability
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021369
SECTRACK 1021369
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-083
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-083/
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://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32613
BID 32613 Microsoft Windows Common AVI ActiveX Control File Parsing Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-02-12
http://downloads.securityfocus.com/vulnerabilities/exploits/32613.pl

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4255

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


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