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CVE-2006-6456 Detail

Current Description

Unspecified vulnerability in Microsoft Word 2000, 2002, and 2003 and Word Viewer 2003 allows remote attackers to execute code via unspecified vectors related to malformed data structures that trigger memory corruption, a different vulnerability than CVE-2006-5994.

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:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2006-12/0199.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2006-12/0215.html
http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/archive/2006/12/10/new-report-of-a-word-zero-day.aspx Vendor Advisory
http://isc.sans.org/diary.php?storyid=1925 Vendor Advisory
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017358
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017579
http://vil.mcafeesecurity.com/vil/content/v_141056.htm Vendor Advisory
http://vil.mcafeesecurity.com/vil/content/v_vul27249.htm Vendor Advisory
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/166700 Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/454069/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/454072/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/454093/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21518
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-044A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4920
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0435
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2007/ms07-014
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/30806
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A746

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2000:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2003:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2004:*:mac:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:xp:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:word:2000:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:word:2002:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:word:2003:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:word_viewer:2003:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:works:2004:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:works:2005:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:works:2006:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-6456
NVD Published Date:
12/11/2006
NVD Last Modified:
10/17/2018