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CVE-2007-4600 Detail

Current Description

The "Protect Worksheet" functionality in Mathsoft Mathcad 12 through 13.1, and PTC Mathcad 14, implements file access restrictions via a protection element in a gzipped XML file, which allows attackers to bypass these restrictions by removing this element.

Source:  MITRE
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Evaluator Description

Mathsoft sold mathcad to PTC in 2006. PTC now supports all vulnerable versions.

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/3248
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/482341/100/0/threaded
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/37263

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:ptc:mathcad:12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ptc:mathcad:13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ptc:mathcad:13.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:ptc:mathcad:14:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-4600
NVD Published Date:
10/18/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018