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CVE-2001-0501 Detail

Current Description

Microsoft Word 2002 and earlier allows attackers to automatically execute macros without warning the user by embedding the macros in a manner that escapes detection by the security scanner.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=99325144322224&w=2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/2876 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2001/ms01-034
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/6732

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:word:97:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:word:97:sr1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:word:97:sr2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:word:98:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:word:98:*:mac:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:word:2000:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:word:2000:sr1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:word:2000:sr1a:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:word:2000:sr2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:word:2001:*:mac:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:word:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
2002


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2001-0501
NVD Published Date:
07/21/2001
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018