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CVE-2006-4513 Detail

Description

Multiple integer overflows in the WV library in wvWare (formerly mswordview) before 1.2.3, as used by AbiWord, KWord, and possibly other products, allow user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Microsoft Word (DOC) file that produces (1) large LFO clfolvl values in the wvGetLFO_records function or (2) a large LFO nolfo value in the wvGetFLO_PLF function.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/27/2006

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-4513
Original release date:
10/27/2006
Last revised:
07/19/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.1 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
High
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

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (02/09/2007)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect versions of wvWare library included in koffice packages as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=433 External Source IDEFENSE 20061026 Multiple Vendor wvWare LVL Count Integer Overflow Vulnerability
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=434 External Source IDEFENSE 20061026 Multiple Vendor wvWare LFO Count Integer Overflow Vulnerability
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200612-01.xml External Source GENTOO GLSA-200612-01
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017126 External Source SECTRACK 1017126
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDKSA-2006:202 External Source MANDRIVA MDKSA-2006:202
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/2006_28_sr.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2006:028
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20761 External Source BID 20761
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-374-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-374-1
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4221 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-4221
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/29833 External Source XF wvware-lfo-lvl-overflow(29833)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:wvware:wvware:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 1.2.2

Denotes Vulnerable Software
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