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ATL COM Initialization Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6245

The Active Template Library (ATL) in Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 SP1 Visual Studio 2005 SP1 and 2008 Gold and SP1 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 properly restrict use of OleLoadFromStream in instantiating objects from data streams which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted HTML document with an ATL (1) component or (2) control related to ATL headers and bypassing security policies aka "ATL COM Initialization Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
DEPRECATED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-2493
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Outlook Express
  • Windows ATL Component
  • Windows Media Player
  • DHTML Editing Component ActiveX Control