Executive Summary

Name CVE-2008-5044 First vendor Publication 2008-11-12
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2019-02-26

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 4 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 6.9 Attack Complexity High
Cvss Expoit Score 1.9 Authentication None Required
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Race condition in Microsoft Windows Server 2003 and Vista allows local users to cause a denial of service (crash or hang) via a multi-threaded application that makes many calls to UnhookWindowsHookEx while certain other desktop activity is occurring.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-5044

CAPEC : Common Attack Pattern Enumeration & Classification

Id Name
CAPEC-26 Leveraging Race Conditions
CAPEC-29 Leveraging Time-of-Check and Time-of-Use (TOCTOU) Race Conditions

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-362 Race Condition

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Os 1
Os 1

OpenVAS Exploits

Date Description
2008-12-02 Name : Microsoft Windows 'UnhookWindowsHookEx' Local DoS Vulnerability
File : nvt/secpod_ms_win_local_dos_vuln_900178.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
50280 Microsoft Windows UnhookWindowsHookEx Call Saturation Race Condition Local DoS

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32206
BUGTRAQ http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/498165/100/0/threaded
MISC http://killprog.com/whk.zip
SREASON http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4576
XF https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/46506

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