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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-0109

Original release date: 02/12/2008
Last revised: 03/10/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Word in Microsoft Office 2000 SP3, XP SP3, Office 2003 SP2, and Office Word Viewer 2003 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted fields within the File Information Block (FIB) of a Word file, which triggers length calculation errors and memory corruption.

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:5073
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBST02314
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT080016
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28901
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA08-043C
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#692417
External Source: BID
Name: 27656
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1019374
External Source: MS
Name: MS08-009
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080213 [Reversemode Advisory] February Advisories : Microsoft Word 2003 + Fortinet Forticlient
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0511
Type: Advisory

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5073
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)