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CVE-2014-2778 Detail

Current Description

Microsoft Word 2007 SP3 and Office Compatibility Pack SP3 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted embedded font in a (1) .doc or (2) .docx document, aka "Embedded Font 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://blogs.technet.com/b/srd/archive/2014/06/10/assessing-risk-for-the-june-2014-security-updates.aspx Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/67896 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1030383 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2014/ms14-034

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:office_compatibility_pack:*:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:word:2007:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-2778
NVD Published Date:
06/11/2014
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018