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CVE-2008-0108 Detail

Current Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in wkcvqd01.dll in Microsoft Works 6 File Converter, as used in Office 2003 SP2 and SP3, Works 8.0, and Works Suite 2005, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a .wps file with crafted field lengths, aka "Microsoft Works File Converter Field Length Vulnerability."

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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=660
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=120361015026386&w=2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27659
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019388
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-043C.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0513/references Vendor Advisory
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2008/ms08-011
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5202
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/5107

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2003:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2003:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:works:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:works:2005:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0108
NVD Published Date:
02/12/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018