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CVE-2010-3217 Detail

Current Description

Double free vulnerability in Microsoft Word 2002 SP3 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a Word document with crafted List Format Override (LFO) records, aka "Word Pointer Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/13/2010
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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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/514298/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/515440/100/0/threaded
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA10-285A.html US Government Resource
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2010/ms10-079
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6695

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6695
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6695

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:word:2002:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-3217
NVD Published Date:
10/13/2010
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018