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CVE-2008-4025 Detail

Current Description

Integer overflow in Microsoft Office Word 2000 SP3, 2002 SP3, 2003 SP3, and 2007 Gold and SP1; Outlook 2007 Gold and SP1; Word Viewer 2003 Gold and SP3; 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 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via (1) an RTF file or (2) a rich text e-mail message containing an invalid number of points for a polyline or polygon, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow, aka "Word RTF 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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/499054/100/0/threaded
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021370
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-344A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3384 Vendor Advisory
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2008/ms08-072
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A5682

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:microsoft:office:2004::mac
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:office:2008::mac
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:office_compatibility_pack_for_word_excel_ppt_2007
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:office_compatibility_pack_for_word_excel_ppt_2007::sp1
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:office_word_viewer:2003
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:office_word_viewer:2003:sp3
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:open_xml_file_format_converter:::mac
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:works:8.0
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:microsoft:office_outlook:2007
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:office_outlook:2007:sp1
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:office_word:2000:sp3
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:office_word:2002:sp3
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:office_word:2003:sp3
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:office_word:2007
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Running on/with
 cpe:/a:microsoft:office:2000:sp3
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:office:2003:sp3
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 cpe:/a:microsoft:office:xp:sp3
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:office_system::2007
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 cpe:/o:microsoft:office_system:sp1:2007
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4025
NVD Published Date:
12/10/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018