Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures

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Upstream information

CVE-2009-0901 at MITRE


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."
CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.33
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete

SUSE information

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List of released packages

Product(s) Fixed package version(s) References
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 GA
  • flash-player >=
SAT Patch Nr: 1149
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86
Novell Linux Desktop 9 for x86_64
  • flash-player >=
YOU Patch Nr: 12464
openSUSE 11.0
  • flash-player >=
openSUSE 11.1
  • flash-player >=