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CVE-2009-0100 Detail

Current Description

Microsoft Office Excel 2000 SP3, 2002 SP3, 2003 SP3, and 2007 SP1; Excel in Microsoft Office 2004 and 2008 for Mac; Microsoft Office Excel Viewer and Excel Viewer 2003 SP3; and Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats SP1 do not properly parse the Excel spreadsheet file format, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted spreadsheet that contains a malformed object with "an offset and a two-byte value" that trigger a memory calculation error, aka "Memory Corruption 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.fortiguardcenter.com/advisory/FGA-2009-16.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/502696/100/0/threaded
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022039
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-104A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1023
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2009/ms09-009
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6043

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: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:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_excel:2000:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_excel:2002:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_excel:2003:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_excel:2007:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_excel_viewer:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_excel_viewer:2003:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-0100
NVD Published Date:
04/15/2009
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018