ID CVE-2008-4269
Summary The search-ms protocol handler in Windows Explorer in Microsoft Windows Vista Gold and SP1 and Server 2008 uses untrusted parameter data obtained from incorrect parsing, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted HTML document, aka "Windows Search Parsing Vulnerability." http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS08-075.mspx Windows Search Parsing Vulnerability - CVE-2008-4269 A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Windows Explorer that allows an attacker to construct a malicious web page that includes a call to the search-ms protocol handler. The protocol handler in turn passes untrusted data to Windows Explorer.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:itanium:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:x32:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:x32:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_server_2008:*:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:*:x64:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:gold:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:gold:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp1:x64:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_vista:*:sp1:x64:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 8.5 (as of 12-10-2018 - 21:48)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-399
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK MEDIUM SINGLE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE
cvss-vector via4 AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C
oval via4
accepted 2011-11-21T04:13:14.867-05:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Jeff Ito
    organization Secure Elements, Inc.
  • name Prashanth A.
    organization SecPod Technologies
definition_extensions
  • comment Microsoft Windows Vista (32-bit) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1282
  • comment Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2041
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (32-bit) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4870
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (64-bit) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5356
  • comment Microsoft Windows Vista (32-bit) Service Pack 1 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4873
  • comment Microsoft Windows Vista x64 Edition Service Pack 1 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5254
  • comment Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (ia-64) is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5667
description The search-ms protocol handler in Windows Explorer in Microsoft Windows Vista Gold and SP1 and Server 2008 uses untrusted parameter data obtained from incorrect parsing, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted HTML document, aka "Windows Search Parsing Vulnerability."
family windows
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6110
status accepted
submitted 2008-12-09T13:52:00-05:00
title Windows Search Parsing Vulnerability
version 35
refmap via4
cert TA08-344A
ms MS08-075
sectrack 1021366
secunia 33053
vupen ADV-2008-3387
saint via4
bid 32652
description Windows search-ms protocol handler command execution vulnerability
id win_patch_explorer1
osvdb 50566
title windows_search_ms_cmd
type client
Last major update 12-10-2018 - 21:48
Published 10-12-2008 - 14:00
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