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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-1091

Original release date: 05/13/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Unspecified vulnerability in Microsoft Word in Office 2000 and XP SP3, 2003 SP2 and SP3, and 2007 Office System SP1 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a Rich Text Format (.rtf) file with a malformed string that triggers a "memory calculation error" and a heap-based buffer overflow, aka "Object Parsing Vulnerability."

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: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1504
External Source: BID
Name: 29104
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA08-134A
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 30143
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-023
External Source: MS
Name: MS08-026
Type: Patch Information
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBST02336
External Source: HP
Name: SSRT080071
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080513 ZDI-08-023: Microsoft Office RTF Parsing Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#543907
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020013
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5494

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5494
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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