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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2004-0901

Original release date: 01/10/2005
Last revised: 09/10/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Microsoft Word for Windows 6.0 Converter (MSWRD632.WPC), as used in WordPad, does not properly validate certain data lengths, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a .wri, .rtf, and .doc file sent by email or malicious web site, aka "Font Conversion Vulnerability," a different vulnerability than CVE-2004-0571.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 10.0 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1655
Type: Tool Signature
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4749
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: CIAC
Name: P-055
External Source: XF
Name: win-converter-font-code-execution(18338)
External Source: MS
Name: MS04-041
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20041214 Microsoft Word 6.0/95 Document Converter Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4576
Type: Tool Signature
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3310
Type: Tool Signature
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1241
Type: Tool Signature
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4076
Type: Tool Signature
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:539
Type: Tool Signature
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3882
Type: Tool Signature

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1241
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1655
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3310
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:3882
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4076
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4576
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:4749
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:539
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000:::datacenter_server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000:::professional
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000:::server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp1:advanced_server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp1:datacenter_server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp1:professional
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp1:server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp2:advanced_server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp2:datacenter_server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp2:professional
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp2:server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp3:advanced_server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp3:datacenter_server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp3:professional
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp3:server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp4:advanced_server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp4:datacenter_server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp4:professional
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2000::sp4:server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:enterprise::64-bit
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:enterprise_64-bit
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:r2::64-bit
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:r2::datacenter_64-bit
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:standard::64-bit
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_2003_server:web
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_98::gold
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_98se
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_me
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0::enterprise_server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0::server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0::terminal_server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0::workstation
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp1:enterprise_server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp1:server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp1:terminal_server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp1:workstation
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp2:enterprise_server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp2:server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp2:terminal_server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp2:workstation
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp3:enterprise_server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp3:server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp3:terminal_server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp3:workstation
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp4:enterprise_server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp4:server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp4:terminal_server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp4:workstation
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp5:enterprise_server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp5:server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp5:terminal_server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp5:workstation
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp6:enterprise_server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp6:server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp6:terminal_server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp6:workstation
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp6a:enterprise_server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp6a:server
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_nt:4.0:sp6a:workstation
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp:::64-bit
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp:::home
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::gold:professional
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp1:64-bit
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp1:home
* cpe:/o:microsoft:windows_xp::sp2:home
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