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CVE-2012-0141 Detail

Current Description

Microsoft Excel 2003 SP3, 2007 SP2 and SP3, and 2010 Gold and SP1; Office 2011 for Mac; Excel Viewer; and Office Compatibility Pack SP2 and SP3 do not properly handle memory during the opening of files, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted spreadsheet, aka "Excel File Format 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
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/53342
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027041
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA12-129A.html US Government Resource
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2012/ms12-030
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A15152

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:excel:2003:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:excel:2007:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:excel:2007:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:excel:2010:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:excel:2010:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:excel_viewer:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2011:*:mac:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_compatibility_pack:*:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_compatibility_pack:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-0141
NVD Published Date:
05/08/2012
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018