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CVE-2006-2492 Detail

Current Description

Buffer overflow in Microsoft Word in Office 2000 SP3, Office XP SP3, Office 2003 Sp1 and SP2, and Microsoft Works Suites through 2006, allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed object pointer, as originally reported by ISC on 20060519 for a zero-day attack.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.6 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/archive/2006/05/19/429353.aspx
http://isc.sans.org/diary.php?storyid=1345
http://isc.sans.org/diary.php?storyid=1346
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016130
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/446012 US Government Resource
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/919637.mspx
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18037 Patch
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-139A.html US Government Resource
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-164A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/1872
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2006/ms06-027
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/26556
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1418
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A1738
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A2068

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:word:2003:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-2492
NVD Published Date:
05/19/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018