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CVE-2005-4131 Detail

Current Description

Unspecified vulnerability in Microsoft Excel 2000, 2002, and 2003, in Microsoft Office 2000 SP3 and other packages, allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via an Excel file with a malformed range, which could lead to memory corruption involving an argument to the msvcrt.memmove function, aka "Brand new Microsoft Excel Vulnerability," as originally placed for sale on eBay as item number 7203336538.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Provides user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=7203336538
http://informationweek.com/story/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=174910198
http://news.com.com/2061-10789_3-5988086.html
http://news.zdnet.com/2100-1009_22-5989078.html
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/584
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/591
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015333
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015766
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-069.htm
http://www.dicks-blog.com/archives/2005/12/08/excel-vulnerability-for-sale/
http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,1899697,00.asp?kc=EWRSS03129TX1K0000614
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/642428 US Government Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/427635/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/427698/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15780 Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/news/11363
http://www.theage.com.au/news/breaking/excel-flaw-up-for-sale-on-ebay/2005/12/09/1134086783318.html
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2005/12/10/ebay_pulls_excel_vulnerability_auction/
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-073A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/0950 Vendor Advisory
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2006/ms06-012
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/23537

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:excel:95:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:excel:97:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:excel:97:sr1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:excel:97:sr2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:excel:2000:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:excel:2000:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:excel:2000:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:excel:2000:sr1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:excel:2002:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:excel:2002:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:excel:2002:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:excel:2002:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:excel:2003:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:excel:2003:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-4131
NVD Published Date:
12/09/2005
NVD Last Modified:
10/19/2018