Vulnerability Details

Microsoft Autorun Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability (08-038)

Published: 2009-02-02 04:02:24
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact:
Successful exploitation will let the attacker execute arbitrary codes in the context of the affected Windows system and can gain sensitive information or can make the system resources completely unavailable.

Affected Versions:
Microsoft Windows 2K SP4 / XP SP2 / 2003 SP2 and prior. Microsoft Windows Vista Service Pack 1 and prior Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 1 and prior

Technical Details:
MS Windows OSes are not able to enforce the 'Autorun' and 'NoDriveTypeAutoRun' Windows Registry values. Allows physically proximate attackers to execute malicious code by inserting CD-ROM media, inserting DVD media, connecting a USB device, connecting a Firewire device, by mapping a network drive, by clicking on an icon under My Computer\Devices with Removable Storage and AutoPlay dialog related to the Autorun.inf file.

Recommendations:
Apply the security patch (KB950582).

Summary:
This host is running Windows Operating System and is prone to Autorun Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability.

Detection Type:
Windows Registry

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2009-0243
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-0951

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28360

References:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/results.aspx?pocId=7&freetext=KB950582&DisplayLang=en
http://secunia.com/advisories/29458
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/953252
http://isc.sans.org/diary.html?storyid=5695
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-020A.html

Severity
High
CVSS Score
9.3
Published
2009-02-02
Modified
2018-11-19
Category
Windows

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