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CVE-2011-1980 Detail

Description

Untrusted search path vulnerability in Microsoft Office 2003 SP3 and 2007 SP2 allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse DLL in the current working directory, as demonstrated by a directory that contains a .doc, .ppt, or .xls file, aka "Office Component Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/15/2011

Evaluator Description

Per: http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/426.html 'CWE-426: Untrusted Search Path'

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

Evaluator Impact

Per: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS11-073 Access Vector: Network per "This is a remote code execution vulnerability"

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA11-256A.html US Government Resource
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2011/ms11-073
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A12694

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12694
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12694

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-1980
NVD Published Date:
09/15/2011
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018