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CVE-2012-2543 Detail

Current Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in Microsoft Excel 2007 SP2 and SP3 and 2010 SP1; Office 2011 for Mac; Excel Viewer; and Office Compatibility Pack SP2 and SP3 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted spreadsheet, aka "Excel Stack Overflow 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/56431
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027752
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA12-318A.html US Government Resource
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2012/ms12-076
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A15737
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A15908

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 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:sp1:x64:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:excel:2010:sp1:x86:*:*:*:*:*
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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-2012-2543
NVD Published Date:
11/13/2012
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018