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CVE-2003-0820 Detail

Current Description

Microsoft Word 97, 98(J), 2000, and 2002, and Microsoft Works Suites 2001 through 2004, do not properly check the length of the "Macro names" data value, which could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a buffer overflow attack.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2003-10/0163.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.security.nnov.ru/search/document.asp?docid=5243 Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/8835 Patch Third Party Advisory VDB Entry Vendor Advisory
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2003/ms03-050
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/13682 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A336 Third Party Advisory
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A585 Third Party Advisory
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A586 Third Party Advisory
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A668 Third Party Advisory

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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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2003-0820
NVD Published Date:
12/15/2003
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018