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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 : 2017-09-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
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 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20092493 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 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 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 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 SP1 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 - Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Microsoft Windows Vista - Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Microsoft Windows Vista SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Microsoft Windows Vista SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP3 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

http://www.novell.com/support/viewContent.do?externalId=7004997&sliceId=1 CONFIRM
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-286A.html
CERT TA09-286A
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-342A.html
CERT TA09-342A
http://www.openoffice.org/security/cves/CVE-2009-2493.html CONFIRM
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-195A.html
CERT TA09-195A
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-266108-1
SUNALERT 266108
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-77-1020775.1-1
SUNALERT 1020775
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/advisories/apsa09-04.html CONFIRM
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms09-072
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS09-072 Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer (976325) This security update resolves four privately reported vulnerabilities and one publicly disclosed vulnerability in Internet Explorer. The vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted Web page using Internet Explorer. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights. An ActiveX control built with Microsoft Active Template Library (ATL) headers could also allow remote code execution; this vulnerability has been described in Microsoft Security Advisory 973882 and Microsoft Security Bulletin MS09-035.
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms09-055
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS09-055 Cumulative Security Update of ActiveX Kill Bits (973525) This security update addresses a privately reported vulnerability that is common to multiple ActiveX controls and is currently being exploited. The vulnerability that affects ActiveX controls that were compiled using the vulnerable version of the Microsoft Active Template Library (ATL) could allow remote code execution if a user views a specially crafted Web page with Internet Explorer, instantiating the ActiveX control. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms09-060
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS09-060 Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Active Template Library (ATL) ActiveX Controls for Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (973965) This security update resolves several privately reported vulnerabilities in ActiveX Controls for Microsoft Office that were compiled with a vulnerable version of Microsoft Active Template Library (ATL). The vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user loaded a specially crafted component or control. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms09-037
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS09-037 Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Active Template Library (ATL) Could Allow Remote Code Execution (973908) This security update resolves several privately reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft Active Template Library (ATL). The vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user loaded a specially crafted component or control hosted on a malicious website. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms09-035
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS09-035 Vulnerabilities in Visual Studio Active Template Library Could Allow Remote Code Execution (969706) This security update addresses several privately reported vulnerabilities in the public versions of the Microsoft Active Template Library (ATL) included with Visual Studio. This security update is specifically intended for developers of components and controls. Developers who build and redistribute components and controls using ATL should install the update provided in this bulletin and follow the guidance provided to create, and distribute to their customers, components and controls that are not vulnerable to the vulnerabilities described in this security bulletin.This security bulletin discusses vulnerabilities that could allow remote code execution if a user loaded a component or control built with the vulnerable versions of ATL.
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-13.html CONFIRM
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-11.html CONFIRM
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=126592505426855&w=2
HP SSRT100013
http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-10.html CONFIRM
http://blogs.technet.com/srd/archive/2009/08/11/ms09-037-why-we-are-using-cve-s-already-used-in-ms09-035.aspx
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-11/msg00002.html
SUSE SUSE-SA:2009:053
http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-264648-1
SUNALERT 264648
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-223A.html
CERT TA09-223A

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-2493

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


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