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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4252

The DataGrid ActiveX control in Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 and Visual FoxPro 8.0 SP1 and 9.0 SP1 and SP2 does not properly handle errors during access to incorrectly initialized objects, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted HTML document, related to corruption of the "system state," aka "DataGrid Control Memory Corruption Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2008-12-10 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 Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeMemory corruption
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DataGrid Control Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5894 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-2008-4252

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Office Frontpage 2002 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Project 2003 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Project 2007 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft Project 2007 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 Runtime Extended Files Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Microsoft Visual Foxpro 8.0 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Microsoft Visual Foxpro 9.0 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Microsoft Visual Foxpro 9.0 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Microsoft Visual Studio .net 2002 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Microsoft Visual Studio .net 2003 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

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

- References For CVE-2008-4252
MS MS08-070
CERT TA08-344A
VUPEN ADV-2008-3382
BID 32591 Microsoft DataGrid ActiveX Control Memory Corruption Vulnerability Release Date:2009-02-10

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4252

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