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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-0427

Original release date: 01/22/2007
Last revised: 11/15/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Stack-based buffer overflow in Microsoft Help Workshop 4.03.0002 allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a help project (.HPJ) file with a long HLP field in the OPTIONS section.

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

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070119 Help project files (.HPJ) buffer overflow vulnerability in Microsoft Help Workshop
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.anspi.pl/~porkythepig/visualization/hpj-x01.cpp
External Source: BID
Name: 22135
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 31899
External Source: SREASON
Name: 2177
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 23862

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