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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4269

The search-ms protocol handler in Windows Explorer in Microsoft Windows Vista Gold and SP1 and Server 2008 uses untrusted parameter data obtained from incorrect parsing, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted HTML document, aka "Windows Search Parsing 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 ???
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
MS08-075: Vulnerabilities in Windows Search Could Allow Remote Code Execution (959349) oval:gov.nist.fdcc.patch:def:11522 windows
Windows Search Parsing Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6110 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-2008-4269

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 * * X64 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 * * Itanium * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 * * X32 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows Vista * SP1 X64 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows Vista * Gold * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Microsoft Windows Vista * SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Microsoft Windows Vista * * X64 * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 4
Microsoft Windows Vista 4

- References For CVE-2008-4269
VUPEN ADV-2008-3387
CERT TA08-344A
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6110
SECTRACK 1021366
MS MS08-075

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4269

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