Vulnerability CVE-2008-3008


Published: 2008-09-10   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Stack-based buffer overflow in the WMEncProfileManager ActiveX control in wmex.dll in Microsoft Windows Media Encoder 9 Series allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long first argument to the GetDetailsString method, aka "Windows Media Encoder Buffer Overrun Vulnerability."

Type:

CWE-119

(Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
9.3/10
10/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Microsoft -> Windows media encoder 
Microsoft -> Windows-nt 
Microsoft -> Windows 2000 
Microsoft -> Windows 2003 server 
Microsoft -> Windows xp 

 References:
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=122235754013992&w=2
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/996227
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31065
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020832
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-253A.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2521
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2008/ms08-053
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6018
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/6454

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