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CVE-2008-4028 Detail

Current Description

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 crafted control words related to multiple Drawing Object tags in (1) an RTF file or (2) a rich text e-mail message, which triggers incorrect memory allocation and a heap-based buffer overflow, aka "Word RTF Object Parsing Vulnerability," a different vulnerability than CVE-2008-4030.

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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/499063/100/0/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
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-085
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-085/
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2008/ms08-072
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6096

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2004:*:mac:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2008:*:mac:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_compatibility_pack_for_word_excel_ppt_2007:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_compatibility_pack_for_word_excel_ppt_2007:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_word_viewer:2003:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_word_viewer:2003:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:open_xml_file_format_converter:*:*:mac:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:works:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_outlook:2007:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_outlook:2007:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_word:2000:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_word:2002:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_word:2003:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_word:2007:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2000:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2003:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:xp:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:office_system:*:2007:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:office_system:sp1:2007:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4028
NVD Published Date:
12/10/2008
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018