Stack-based buffer overflow in the Creative Software AutoUpdate Engine ActiveX control in CTSUEng.ocx allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long CacheFolder property value.
Published 2008-05-29 16:32:00
Updated 2017-09-29 01:30:31
Source CERT/CC
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Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-0955

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 98 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2008-0955

  • Creative Software AutoUpdate Engine ActiveX Control Buffer Overflow
    Disclosure Date: 2008-05-28
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This module exploits a stack buffer overflow in Creative Software AutoUpdate Engine. When sending an overly long string to the cachefolder() property of CTSUEng.ocx an attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code. Authors: - MC <>

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-0955

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CWE ids for CVE-2008-0955

Products affected by CVE-2008-0955

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