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CVE-2010-0258 Detail

Description

Microsoft Office Excel 2002 SP3, 2003 SP3, and 2007 SP1 and SP2; Office 2004 and 2008 for Mac; Open XML File Format Converter for Mac; Office Excel Viewer SP1 and SP2; and Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats SP1 and SP2 do not properly parse the Excel file format, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted spreadsheet that causes memory to be interpreted as a different object type than intended, aka "Microsoft Office Excel Sheet Object Type Confusion Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/10/2010

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://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=859
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1023698
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA10-068A.html US Government Resource
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2010/ms10-017
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8545

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8545
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8545

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-0258
NVD Published Date:
03/10/2010
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018