Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-3704

Heap-based buffer overflow in the MaskedEdit ActiveX control in Msmask32.ocx, and possibly other versions before, in Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0, Visual Basic 6.0, Visual Studio .NET 2002 SP1 and 2003 SP1, and Visual FoxPro 8.0 SP1 and 9.0 SP1 and SP2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long Mask parameter, related to not "validating property values with boundary checks," as exploited in the wild in August 2008, aka "Masked Edit Control Memory Corruption Vulnerability."
Vulnerability category: OverflowMemory CorruptionExecute code
Published 2008-08-18 19:41:00
Updated 2018-10-12 21:48:19
Source MITRE
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At least one public exploit which can be used to exploit this vulnerability exists!

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-3704

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 96.34%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 99 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

Metasploit modules for CVE-2008-3704

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Mdmask32.ocx ActiveX Buffer Overflow
    Disclosure Date : 2008-08-13
    This module exploits a stack buffer overflow in Microsoft's Visual Studio 6.0. When passing a specially crafted string to the Mask parameter of the Mdmask32.ocx ActiveX Control, an attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code. Authors: - koshi - MC <[email protected]>

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CWE ids for CVE-2008-3704

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Products affected by CVE-2008-3704

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