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CVE-2007-2588 Detail


Multiple buffer overflows in the Office Viewer OCX ActiveX control (oa.ocx) 3.2 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a long argument to the (1) HttpDownloadFile, (2) Open, (3) OpenWebFile, (4) DoOleCommand, (5) FTPDownloadFile, (6) FTPUploadFile, (7) HttpUploadFile, (8) Save, or (9) SaveWebFile function.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/09/2007


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

Evaluator Impact

Failed exploit attempts will likely result in a browser-level denial of service condition.

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