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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-2547

Stack-based buffer overflow in msiexec.exe 3.1.4000.1823 and 4.5.6001.22159 in Microsoft Windows Installer allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long GUID value for the /x (aka /uninstall) option. NOTE: this issue might cross privilege boundaries if msiexec.exe is reachable via components such as ActiveX controls, and might additionally require a separate vulnerability in the control.
Publish Date : 2008-06-04 Last Update Date : 2018-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
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 CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-2547

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Windows Installer Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1.4000.1823 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Windows Installer 4.5.6001.22159 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows Installer 3

- References For CVE-2008-2547

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42887
XF win-msiexec-bo(42887)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/492992/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080603 RE: Windows Installer msiexec GUID Buffer Overflow
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/492986/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080603 Re: Windows Installer msiexec GUID Buffer Overflow
http://www.aushack.com/200806-msiexec.txt
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/492961/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20080603 Windows Installer msiexec GUID Buffer Overflow

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-2547

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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