Unspecified vulnerability in the Load method in the IPersistStreamInit interface in the Active Template Library (ATL), as used in the Microsoft Video 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 unknown vectors that trigger memory corruption, aka "ATL Header Memcopy Vulnerability," a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-0015.
Published 2009-07-07 23:30:00
Updated 2018-10-12 21:44:36
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-0020

94.72%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 99 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-0020

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
9.3
HIGH AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.6
10.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2008-0020

  • The product constructs all or part of a code segment using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the syntax or behavior of the intended code segment.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Products affected by CVE-2008-0020

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