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CVE-2008-4026 Detail


Microsoft Office Word 2000 SP3, 2002 SP3, 2003 SP3, and 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 a crafted Word document that contains a malformed value, which triggers memory corruption, aka "Word Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/10/2008

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
9.3 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name Vendor Advisory External Source MS MS08-072 External Source SECTRACK 1021370 US Government Resource External Source CERT TA08-344A External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-3384 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5807

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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

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