Stack-based buffer overflow in Microsoft Word 2002 SP3, 2003 SP3, 2007 SP2, and 2010; Office 2004 and 2008 for Mac; Open XML File Format Converter for Mac; Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats SP2; Word Viewer; Office Web Apps; and Word Web App allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Word document, aka "Word Stack Overflow 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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Advisory; Patch Information
20101014 VUPEN Security Research - Microsoft Office Word Document Stack Overflow Vulnerability (CVE-2010-3214)
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