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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-5229

Stack-based buffer overflow in Microsoft Device IO Control in iphlpapi.dll in Microsoft Windows Vista Gold and SP1 allows local users in the Network Configuration Operator group to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (system crash) via a large invalid PrefixLength to the CreateIpForwardEntry2 method, as demonstrated by a "route add" command. NOTE: this issue might not cross privilege boundaries.
Publish Date : 2008-11-25 Last Update Date : 2017-08-07
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.9
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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceOverflowGain privileges
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-5229

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows Vista SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows Vista Gold Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows Vista 2

- References For CVE-2008-5229

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46742
XF win-vista-iphlpapi-bo(46742)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/498650/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20081125 Re: Microsoft VISTA TCP/IP stack buffer overflow
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/498471/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20081119 Microsoft VISTA TCP/IP stack buffer overflow
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32357
BID 32357 Microsoft Windows Vista 'iphlpapi.dll' Local Kernel Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2008-11-26
http://securitytracker.com/id?1021245
SECTRACK 1021245
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4646
SREASON 4646

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-5229

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


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