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CVE-2008-1091 Detail

Current Description

Unspecified vulnerability in Microsoft Word in Office 2000 and XP SP3, 2003 SP2 and SP3, and 2007 Office System SP1 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a Rich Text Format (.rtf) file with a malformed string that triggers a "memory calculation error" and a heap-based buffer overflow, aka "Object Parsing 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://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=121129490723574&w=2
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/543907 US Government Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/492020/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29104
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020013
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-134A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1504/references
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-023
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2008/ms08-026
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5494

Technical Details

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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:2003:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2004:*:mac:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2007:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2007_sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2008:*:mac:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:xp:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_compatibility_pack_for_word_excel_ppt_2007:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_compatibility_pack_for_word_excel_ppt_2007:*:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:word_viewer:2003:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:word_viewer:2003:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1091
NVD Published Date:
05/13/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018