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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-0815

Original release date: 05/12/2010
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

VBE6.DLL in Microsoft Office XP SP3, Office 2003 SP3, 2007 Microsoft Office System SP1 and SP2, Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), and VBA SDK 6.3 through 6.5 does not properly search for ActiveX controls that are embedded in documents, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted document, aka "VBE6.DLL Stack Memory Corruption 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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US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA10-131A
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7074
External Source: MS
Name: MS10-031
Type: Advisory; Patch Information

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7074
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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