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CVE-2008-3021 Detail

Current Description

Microsoft Office 2000 SP3, XP SP3, and 2003 SP2; Office Converter Pack; and Works 8 do not properly parse the length of a PICT file, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted PICT file with an invalid bits_per_pixel field, aka the "PICT Filter Parsing Vulnerability," a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-3018.

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=121915960406986&w=2
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/495429/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30598
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020673
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-225A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2348 Vendor Advisory
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-049/
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2008/ms08-044
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5997

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: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:xp:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_converter_pack:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:works:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3021
NVD Published Date:
08/12/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018