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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-2224

Original release date: 08/14/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Object linking and embedding (OLE) Automation, as used in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP2, Server 2003 SP1 and SP2, Office 2004 for Mac, and Visual Basic 6.0 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via the substringData method on a TextNode object, which causes an integer overflow that leads to a buffer overflow.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
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:1248
Type: Tool Signature
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA07-226A
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2867
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 25282
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018560
External Source: MS
Name: MS07-043
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 26449
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070814 ZDI-07-048: Microsoft Internet Explorer substringData() Heap Overflow Vulnerability

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1248
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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