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CVE-2008-0118 Detail

Current Description

Unspecified vulnerability in Microsoft Office 2000 SP3, XP SP3, 2003 SP2, Excel Viewer 2003 up to SP3, and Office 2004 for Mac allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Office document that triggers memory corruption from an "allocation error," aka "Microsoft Office Memory Corruption 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
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=120585858807305&w=2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28146 Patch
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019578
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-071A.html Patch US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0848/references
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2008/ms08-016
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5190

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection') (CWE-94)

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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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0118
NVD Published Date:
03/11/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018