CVE-2008-2959

Current Description

Buffer overflow in a certain ActiveX control (vb6skit.dll) in Microsoft Visual Basic Enterprise Edition 6.0 SP6 might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long lpstrLinkPath argument to the fCreateShellLink function.

Basic Data

PublishedJuly 02, 2008
Last ModifiedSeptember 29, 2017
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Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeCWE-119
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityMEDIUM
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Base Score9.3
SeverityHIGH
Exploitability Score8.6
Impact Score10.0
Obtain All Privilegetrue
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftVisual Basic Enterprise Edition6.0sp6******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Microsoft Visual Basic Enterprise Edition 6.0

References

NameSourceURLTags
29792http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29792BIDExploit
visualbasic-vb6skit-bo(43180)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43180XF
5851https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/5851EXPLOIT-DB