Vulnerability CVE-2005-4131


Published: 2005-12-09   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Unspecified vulnerability in Microsoft Excel 2000, 2002, and 2003, in Microsoft Office 2000 SP3 and other packages, allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via an Excel file with a malformed range, which could lead to memory corruption involving an argument to the msvcrt.memmove function, aka "Brand new Microsoft Excel Vulnerability," as originally placed for sale on eBay as item number 7203336538.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
High Risk Vulnerability in Microsoft Excel
Peter Winter-Smi...
15.03.2006
High
Microsoft Excel Named Range Arbitrary Code Execution
vuln hexview com
16.03.2006

Type:

CWE-noinfo

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.8/10
6.4/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Microsoft -> Excel 

 References:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=7203336538
http://informationweek.com/story/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=174910198
http://news.com.com/2061-10789_3-5988086.html
http://news.zdnet.com/2100-1009_22-5989078.html
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/584
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/591
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015333
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015766
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-069.htm
http://www.dicks-blog.com/archives/2005/12/08/excel-vulnerability-for-sale/
http://www.eweek.com/article2/0,1759,1899697,00.asp?kc=EWRSS03129TX1K0000614
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/642428
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/427635/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/427698/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15780
http://www.securityfocus.com/news/11363
http://www.theage.com.au/news/breaking/excel-flaw-up-for-sale-on-ebay/2005/12/09/1134086783318.html
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2005/12/10/ebay_pulls_excel_vulnerability_auction/
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-073A.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/0950
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2006/ms06-012
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/23537

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