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CVE-2008-2244 Detail

Description

Microsoft Office Word 2002 SP3 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a .doc file that contains malformed data, as exploited in the wild in July 2008, and as demonstrated by attachement.doc.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  07/09/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2244
Original release date:
07/09/2008
Last revised:
09/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
9.3 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/archive/2008/07/08/vulnerability-in-microsoft-word-could-allow-remote-code-execution.aspx External Source CONFIRM http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/archive/2008/07/08/vulnerability-in-microsoft-word-could-allow-remote-code-execution.aspx
http://isc.sans.org/diary.html?storyid=4696 External Source MISC http://isc.sans.org/diary.html?storyid=4696
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=121915960406986&w=2 External Source HP SSRT080117
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/953635.mspx External Source CONFIRM http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/953635.mspx
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30124 External Source BID 30124
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020447 External Source SECTRACK 1020447
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-225A.html US Government Resource External Source CERT TA08-225A
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2028 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-2028
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43663 External Source XF microsoft-word-unspecified-code-execution(43663)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5897 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5897

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5897
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5897

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_word:2002:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*

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