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CVE-2003-0821 Detail

Current Description

Microsoft Excel 97, 2000, and 2002 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a spreadsheet with a malicious XLM (Excel 4) macro that bypasses the macro security model.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/15/2003      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2003-0821
Original release date:
12/15/2003
Last revised:
11/16/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.5 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms03-050.asp Patch; Vendor Advisory External Source MS MS03-050
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/9010 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source BID 9010
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/13681 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source XF excel-macro-execute-code(13681)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A636 Third Party Advisory External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:636
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A675 Third Party Advisory External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:675
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A695 Third Party Advisory External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:695

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:636
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:636
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:675
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:675
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:695
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:695

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