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CVE-2008-0120 Detail

Current Description

Integer overflow in Microsoft PowerPoint Viewer 2003 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a PowerPoint file with a malformed picture index that triggers memory corruption, related to handling of CString objects, aka "Memory Allocation Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/12/2008
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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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=739
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=121915960406986&w=2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30552
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020676
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-225A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2355
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2008/ms08-051
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5768

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5768
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5768

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_powerpoint_viewer:2003:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0120
NVD Published Date:
08/12/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018