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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-0020

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.
Publish Date : 2009-07-07 Last Update Date : 2018-10-12
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeMemory corruption

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ATL Header Memcopy Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5850 windows
MS09-037: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Active Template Library (ATL) Could Allow Remote Code Execution (973908) oval:gov.nist.fdcc.patch:def:11577 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-2008-0020

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server - SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server - SP2 Itanium Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server - SP2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows Xp - SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows Xp - SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP2 Professional X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 2003 Server 3
Microsoft Windows Xp 3

- References For CVE-2008-0020
CERT TA09-223A
VUPEN ADV-2009-2232
MS MS09-037
SECTRACK 1022712
ISS 20090706 Multiple Microsoft Video Control ActiveX Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-0020

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