National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability
Database

CVE-2013-6801 Detail

Current Description

Microsoft Word 2003 SP2 and SP3 on Windows XP SP3 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a malformed .doc file containing an embedded image, as demonstrated by word2003forkbomb.doc, related to a "fork bomb" issue.

Source:  MITRE
View Analysis Description

Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to nvd@nist.gov.

Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2013-11/0035.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2013-11/0038.html Exploit
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2013-11/0045.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-399 Resource Management Errors NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:word:2003:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:word:2003:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_xp:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

1 change record found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-6801
NVD Published Date:
11/18/2013
NVD Last Modified:
11/19/2013