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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-0668

Original release date: 02/11/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The excel_read_HLINK function in plugins/excel/ms-excel-read.c in Gnome Office Gnumeric before 1.8.1 allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted XLS file containing XLS HLINK opcodes, possibly because of an integer signedness error that leads to an integer overflow. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

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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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28799
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29896
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.gnome.org/projects/gnumeric/announcements/1.8/gnumeric-1.8.1.shtml
Type: Patch Information
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-1313
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 29702
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0462
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-604-1
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:056
External Source: BID
Name: 27536
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 31339
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:016
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=505330
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-1403
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=208356
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28948
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1546
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200802-05
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28725
Type: Advisory

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