CVE-2009-0901

HIGH

Description

The Active Template Library (ATL) in Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 SP1, Visual Studio 2005 SP1 and 2008 Gold, 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 prevent VariantClear calls on an uninitialized VARIANT, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed stream to an ATL (1) component or (2) control, related to ATL headers and error handling, aka "ATL Uninitialized Object Vulnerability."

References

http://blogs.technet.com/srd/archive/2009/08/11/ms09-037-why-we-are-using-cve-s-already-used-in-ms09-035.aspx

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=126592505426855&w=2

http://secunia.com/advisories/35967

http://secunia.com/advisories/36187

http://secunia.com/advisories/36374

http://secunia.com/advisories/36746

http://sunsolve.sun.com/search/document.do?assetkey=1-66-266108-1

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/advisories/apsa09-04.html

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-10.html

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-11.html

http://www.adobe.com/support/security/bulletins/apsb09-13.html

http://www.novell.com/support/viewContent.do?externalId=7004997&sliceId=1

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35832

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-195A.html

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-223A.html

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-286A.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2034

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2232

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2009/ms09-035

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2009/ms09-037

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2009/ms09-060

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6289

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6311

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6373

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A7581

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-07-29

Updated: 2018-10-12

Type: CWE-94

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH