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CVE-2006-5994 Detail

Current Description

Unspecified vulnerability in Microsoft Word 2000 and 2002, Office Word and Word Viewer 2003, Word 2004 and 2004 v. X for Mac, and Works 2004, 2005, and 2006 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a Word document with a malformed string that triggers memory corruption, a different vulnerability than CVE-2006-6456.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blogs.securiteam.com/?p=759
http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/archive/2006/12/06/microsoft-security-advisory-929433-posted.aspx
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017339
http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9005698&intsrc=hm_list
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/167928 US Government Resource
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/929433.mspx
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/453735/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/453906/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/454061/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21451
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-044A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4866 Vendor Advisory
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2007/ms07-014
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/30738
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A238

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:microsoft:office:2000:sp3
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:office:2003:sp2
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:office:2004::mac
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:office:xp:sp3
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:word:2000
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:word:2002
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:word:2003
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:word_viewer:2003
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:works:2004
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:works:2005
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:works:2006
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-5994
NVD Published Date:
12/06/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2018