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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0563

Original release date: 06/10/2009
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Stack-based buffer overflow in Microsoft Office Word 2002 SP3, 2003 SP3, and 2007 SP1 and SP2; Microsoft Office for Mac 2004 and 2008; Open XML File Format Converter for Mac; Microsoft Office Word Viewer 2003 SP3; Microsoft Office Word Viewer; and Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats SP1 and SP2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a Word document with a crafted tag containing an invalid length field, aka "Word Buffer Overflow Vulnerability."

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: MISC
Name: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-09-035
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA09-160A
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1022356
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6133
External Source: BID
Name: 35188
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20090610 ZDI-09-035: Microsoft Word Document Stack Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 54959
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1546
External Source: MS
Name: MS09-027
Type: Advisory; Patch Information

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6133
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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