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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-0082

An ActiveX control (Messenger.UIAutomation.1) in Windows Messenger 4.7 and 5.1 is marked as safe-for-scripting, which allows remote attackers to control the Messenger application, and "change state," obtain contact information, and establish audio or video connections without notification via unknown vectors.
Publish Date : 2008-08-12 Last Update Date : 2018-10-15
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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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Obtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
MS08-050: Vulnerability in Windows Messenger Could Allow Information Disclosure (955702) oval:gov.nist.fdcc.patch:def:11445 windows
Windows Messenger Information Disclosure Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5995 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-2008-0082

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Windows Messenger 4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Windows Messenger 5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows Messenger 2

- References For CVE-2008-0082
MS MS08-050
VUPEN ADV-2008-2354
BUGTRAQ 20080814 Microsoft Windows Messenger Remote Illegal Access Vulnerability
CERT TA08-225A
BID 30551 Microsoft Windows Messenger ActiveX Control Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2008-08-25
SECTRACK 1020681

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-0082

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