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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-1980

Original release date: 09/15/2011
Last revised: 06/04/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Untrusted search path vulnerability in Microsoft Office 2003 SP3 and 2007 SP2 allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse DLL in the current working directory, as demonstrated by a directory that contains a .doc, .ppt, or .xls file, aka "Office Component Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability."

Description

Per: http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/426.html 'CWE-426: Untrusted Search Path'

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
Per: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS11-073 Access Vector: Network per "This is a remote code execution vulnerability"

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External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12694
External Source: MS
Name: MS11-073
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA11-256A

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12694
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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