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CVE-2012-1894 Detail

Current Description

Microsoft Office for Mac 2011 uses world-writable permissions for the "Applications/Microsoft Office 2011/" directory and certain other directories, which allows local users to gain privileges by placing a Trojan horse executable file in one of these directories, aka "Office for Mac Improper Folder Permissions Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
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.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA12-192A.html US Government Resource
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2012/ms12-051
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A15602

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

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

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2011:*:mac:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-1894
NVD Published Date:
07/10/2012
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018