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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-2493

The Active Template Library (ATL) in Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 SP1, Visual Studio 2005 SP1 and 2008 Gold and SP1, and Visual C++ 2005 SP1 and 2008 Gold and SP1; and Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP2 and SP3, Server 2003 SP2, Vista Gold, SP1, and SP2, and Server 2008 Gold and SP2; does not properly restrict use of OleLoadFromStream in instantiating objects from data streams, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted HTML document with an ATL (1) component or (2) control, related to ATL headers and bypassing security policies, aka "ATL COM Initialization Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2009-07-29 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 CodeBypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID 264

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
ATL COM Initialization Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6245 windows
ATL COM Initialization Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6304 windows
ATL COM Initialization Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6421 windows
ATL COM Initialization Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6473 windows
ATL COM Initialization Vulnerability (CVE-2009-2493) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6621 windows
ATL COM Initialization Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6716 windows
CVE-2009-2493 unix
MS09-037: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Active Template Library (ATL) Could Allow Remote Code Execution (973908) oval:gov.nist.fdcc.patch:def:11577 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-2009-2493

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Visual C\ \ 2005 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Visual C\ \ 2008 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Visual C\ \ 2008 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft Visual Studio 2003 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 * SP4 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server * SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 * SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Microsoft Windows Vista * SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Microsoft Windows Vista * SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Microsoft Windows Vista - * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Microsoft Windows Xp * SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Visual C\ \ 3
Microsoft Visual Studio 4
Microsoft Windows 2000 1
Microsoft Windows 2003 Server 1
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 2
Microsoft Windows Vista 3
Microsoft Windows Xp 2

- References For CVE-2009-2493
VUPEN ADV-2009-2034
SUNALERT 1020775
VUPEN ADV-2010-0366
CERT TA09-286A
CERT TA09-223A
CERT TA09-195A
VUPEN ADV-2009-2232
CERT TA09-342A
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6716
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6621
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6473
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6421
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6304
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6245
MS MS09-072
MS MS09-060
MS MS09-055
MS MS09-037
MS MS09-035

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-2493

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