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CVE-2011-0980 Detail

Description

Microsoft Excel 2002 SP3 and 2003 SP3, Office 2004 and 2008 for Mac, and Open XML File Format Converter for Mac do not properly parse Office Art objects, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors related to a function pointer, aka "Excel Dangling Pointer Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/10/2011

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://dvlabs.tippingpoint.com/blog/2011/02/07/zdi-disclosure-microsoft
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS11-021.mspx
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1025337
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA11-102A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0940
http://zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-11-040/
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A12018

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12018
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12018

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-0980
NVD Published Date:
02/10/2011
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017