Microsoft Step-by-Step Interactive Training bookmark link buffer overflow

ms-stepbystep-bookmark-bo (30596) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Microsoft Step-by-Step Interactive Training is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking of bookmark link files. By creating a malformed bookmark link (cbo, cbl, or cbm) file and persuading a victim to open the file, a remote attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by hosting the malicious file on a Web site or sending the file as an email attachment.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 8
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 5.9
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Apply the appropriate patch for your system, as listed in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS07-005. See References.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Tue Feb 13 2007 - 17:04:26 CST: MS Interactive Training .cbo Overflow.
  • Microsoft Security Bulletin MS07-005: Vulnerability in Step-by-Step Interactive Training Could Allow Remote Code Execution (923723).
  • ASA-2007-085: MS07-005 Vulnerability in Step-by-Step Interactive Training Could Allow Remote Code Execution (923723)
  • BID-22484: Microsoft Step-by-Step Interactive Training Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2006-3448: Buffer overflow in the Step-by-Step Interactive Training in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP2 and Professional, and Server 2003 SP1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long Syllabus string in crafted bookmark link files (cbo, cbl, or .cbm), a different issue than CVE-2005-1212.
  • OSVDB ID: 31883: Microsoft Step-by-Step Interactive Training Bookmark
  • SA24121: Microsoft Step-by-Step Interactive Training Bookmark Link File Buffer Overflow
  • SECTRACK ID: 1017632: Microsoft Step-by-Step Interactive Training Buffer Overflow in Processing Bookmark Links Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
  • US-CERT VU#466873: Microsoft Step-by-Step Interactive Training contains a buffer overflow

Platforms Affected:

  • Microsoft Step-by-Step Interactive Training
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server Itanium
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server x64
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server SP1
  • Microsoft Windows 2003 Server SP1 Itanium
  • Microsoft Windows XP SP2
  • Microsoft Windows XP x64 Professional
  • Microsoft Windows XP SP3

Reported:

Feb 13, 2007

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