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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-0081

Original release date: 01/16/2008
Last revised: 04/15/2011


Unspecified vulnerability in Microsoft Excel 2000 SP3 through 2003 SP2, Viewer 2003, and Office 2004 for Mac allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted macros, aka "Macro Validation Vulnerability," a different vulnerability than CVE-2007-3490.


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
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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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0146
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA08-071A
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0846
Type: Advisory
External Source: MSKB
Name: 947563
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1019200
External Source: XF
Name: microsoft-excel-unspecified-code-execution(39699)
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5546
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: BID
Name: 27305
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MS
Name: MS08-014
Type: Patch Information
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBST02320

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5546
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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