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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-0028

Original release date: 01/09/2007
Last revised: 10/03/2011


Microsoft Excel 2000, 2002, 2003, Viewer 2003, Office 2004 for Mac, and Office v.X for Mac does not properly handle certain opcodes, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted XLS file, which results in an "Improper Memory Access Vulnerability." NOTE: an early disclosure of this issue used CVE-2006-3432, but only CVE-2007-0028 should be used.


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: MS
Name: MS07-002
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 21952
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.fortinet.com/FortiGuardCenter/advisory/FG-2006-30.html
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 31249
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.fortinet.com/FortiGuardCenter/advisory/FGA-2007-01.html
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1017485
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA07-009A
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBST02184
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-0103
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:768
Type: Tool Signature
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#493185
Type: Patch Information

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:768
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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