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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-1311

Original release date: 02/13/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011


The RichEdit component in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP2, and 2003 SP1; Office 2000 SP3, XP SP3, 2003 SP2, and Office 2004 for Mac; and Learning Essentials for Microsoft Office 1.0, 1.1, and 1.5 allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed OLE object in an RTF file, which triggers memory corruption.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
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: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MS
Name: MS07-013
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-0582
External Source: BID
Name: 21876
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017641
External Source: XF
Name: ms-richedit-code-execution(30592)
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA07-044A
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1090
Type: Tool Signature
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#368132
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017640

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1090
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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