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Overview

Vulnerability Score 9.3 9.3
CVE Id CVE-2008-2547
Last Modified 10 Sep 2008 09:10:49
Published 04 Jun 2008 03:32:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-2547

Summary

Stack-based buffer overflow in msiexec.exe 3.1.4000.1823 and 4.5.6001.22159 in Microsoft Windows Installer allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long GUID value for the /x (aka /uninstall) option. NOTE: this issue might cross privilege boundaries if msiexec.exe is reachable via components such as ActiveX controls, and might additionally require a separate vulnerability in the control.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Microsoft Windows Installer

  • Microsoft Windows Installer 3.1.4000.1823

  • Microsoft Windows Installer 4.5.6001.22159


References

XF - win-msiexec-bo(42887)

BUGTRAQ - 20080603 RE: Windows Installer msiexec GUID Buffer Overflow

BUGTRAQ - 20080603 Re: Windows Installer msiexec GUID Buffer Overflow

BUGTRAQ - 20080603 Windows Installer msiexec GUID Buffer Overflow

MISC - http://www.aushack.com/200806-msiexec.txt


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:47:54