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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."
Publish Date : 2008-08-18 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 CodeOverflowMemory corruption
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Masked Edit Control Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5794 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-2008-3704

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Visual Foxpro 8.0 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Visual Foxpro 9.0 SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft Visual Foxpro 9.0 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Microsoft Visual Studio 6.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Microsoft Visual Studio .net 2002 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Microsoft Visual Studio .net 2003 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Visual Basic 1
Microsoft Visual Foxpro 3
Microsoft Visual Studio 1
Microsoft Visual Studio .net 2

- References For CVE-2008-3704
VUPEN ADV-2008-2380
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5794
BID 30674 Microsoft Visual Studio 'Msmask32.ocx' ActiveX Control Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2009-02-10
SECTRACK 1020710
CERT TA08-344A
XF visualstudio-maskededit-bo(44444)
MS MS08-070

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-3704

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