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."
Published 2009-07-07 23:30:00
Updated 2018-10-12 21:44:34
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-0015

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 96.84%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 100 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

Metasploit modules for CVE-2008-0015

  • Microsoft DirectShow (msvidctl.dll) MPEG-2 Memory Corruption
    Disclosure Date: 2009-07-05
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    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 vi

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