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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-1533

Original release date: 06/10/2009
Last revised: 08/21/2010


Buffer overflow in the Works for Windows document converters in Microsoft Office 2000 SP3, Office XP SP3, Office 2003 SP3, Office 2007 SP1, and Works 8.5 and 9 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Works .wps file that triggers memory corruption, aka "File Converter Buffer Overflow Vulnerability."


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: SECTRACK
Name: 1022354
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 54939
External Source: BID
Name: 35184
External Source: MS
Name: MS09-024
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA09-160A
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1022355
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1543
External Source: MISC
Name: http://blogs.technet.com/srd/archive/2009/06/09/ms09-024.aspx
External Source: JVN
Name: JVN#70858401
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35371
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6292

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6292
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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