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ATL Null String Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7573

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 does not properly enforce string termination which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via a crafted HTML document with an ATL (1) component or (2) control that triggers a buffer over-read related to ATL headers and buffer allocation aka "ATL Null String Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows XP
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-2495
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2005
  • Microsoft Outlook 2002
  • Microsoft Visio Viewer 2002
  • Microsoft Office Visio Viewer 2003
  • Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2008
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 Redistributable Package
  • Microsoft Outlook 2007
  • Microsoft Office Visio Viewer 2007
  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2008 Redistributable Package
  • Microsoft Outlook 2003