Unspecified vulnerability in the Word 6 text converter in WordPad in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP2 and SP3, and Server 2003 SP1 and SP2; and the Word 6 text converter in Microsoft Office Word 2000 SP3 and 2002 SP3; allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Word 6 file that contains malformed data, aka "WordPad and Office Text Converter Memory Corruption Vulnerability."
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
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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