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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-0870

Original release date: 02/11/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Unspecified vulnerability in Microsoft Word 2000 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via unknown vectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2006-5994, CVE-2006-6456, CVE-2006-6561, and CVE-2007-0515, a variant of Exploit-MS06-027.


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: XF
Name: word-document-string-code-execution(32503)
External Source: MS
Name: MS07-024
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.avertlabs.com/research/blog/?p=199
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT071422
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017653
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-0607
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1709
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/933052.mspx
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1860
Type: Tool Signature
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#332404
External Source: BID
Name: 22567
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.avertlabs.com/research/blog/?p=206
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20070215 Word flaw CVE-2007-0870 confirmed as code execution type issue
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA07-128A

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1860
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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