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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-1202

Original release date: 05/08/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Word (or Word Viewer) in Microsoft Office 2000 SP3, XP SP3, 2003 SP2, 2004 for Mac, and Works Suite 2004, 2005, and 2006 does not properly parse certain rich text "property strings of certain control words," which allows user-assisted remote attackers to trigger heap corruption and execute arbitrary code, aka the "Word RTF Parsing Vulnerability."

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
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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US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1900
Type: Tool Signature
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#555489
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBST02214
External Source: MS
Name: MS07-024
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 34388
External Source: BID
Name: 23836
Type: Patch Information
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA07-128A
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT071422
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018013
Type: Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1709
Type: Advisory
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20070508 Microsoft Word RTF File Parsing Heap Corruption Vulnerability
Type: Patch Information

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1900
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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