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CVE-2008-3471 Detail

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in Microsoft Excel 2000 SP3, 2002 SP3, 2003 SP2 and SP3, and 2007 Gold and SP1; Office Excel Viewer 2003 SP3; Office Excel Viewer; Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats Gold and SP1; Office 2004 and 2008 for Mac; and Open XML File Format Converter for Mac allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a BIFF file with a malformed record that triggers a user-influenced size calculation, aka "File Format Parsing Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/14/2008

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=122479227205998&w=2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31705 Patch
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021044
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-288A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2808
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-068/
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2008/ms08-057
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45579
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45581
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5750

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5750
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5750

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Change History

4 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3471
NVD Published Date:
10/14/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018