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CVE-2008-1455 Detail

Current Description

A "memory calculation error" in Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2000 SP3, 2002 SP3, 2003 SP2, and 2007 through SP1; Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 through SP1; and Office 2004 for Mac allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a PowerPoint file with crafted list values that trigger memory corruption, aka "Parsing Overflow Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=121915960406986&w=2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30579
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%3A5555

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:compatibility_pack_word_excel_powerpoint:2007:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:compatibility_pack_word_excel_powerpoint:2007:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 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:xp:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_powerpoint_viewer:2003:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1455
NVD Published Date:
08/12/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018