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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-0675

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


A certain ActiveX control in sapi.dll (aka the Speech API) in Speech Components in Microsoft Windows Vista, when the Speech Recognition feature is enabled, allows user-assisted remote attackers to delete arbitrary files, and conduct other unauthorized activities, via a web page with an embedded sound object that contains voice commands to an enabled microphone, allowing for interaction with Windows Explorer.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.6 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
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: HP
Name: HPSBST02344
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020232
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1779
External Source: MLIST
Name: [dailydave] 20070130 Vista speach recognition
External Source: MLIST
Name: [dailydave] 20070130 Vista speach recognition
External Source: MLIST
Name: [dailydave] 20070131 Vista speach recognition
External Source: MLIST
Name: [dailydave] 20070130 Vista speach recognition
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5489
External Source: MISC
Name: http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/archive/2007/01/31/issue-regarding-windows-vista-speech-recognition.aspx
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA08-162B
External Source: BID
Name: 22359
External Source: MS
Name: MS08-032

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5489
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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