Vulnerability CVE-2009-0565


Published: 2009-06-10   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
Buffer overflow in Microsoft Office Word 2000 SP3, 2002 SP3, and 2007 SP1 and SP2; Microsoft Office for Mac 2004 and 2008; Open XML File Format Converter for Mac; and Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats SP1 and SP2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a Word document with a malformed record that triggers memory corruption, aka "Word Buffer Overflow Vulnerability."

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
MS Word Record Parsing Buffer Overflow MS09-027
Andrew King
20.04.2011

Type:

CWE-119

(Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
9.3/10
10/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Microsoft -> Office 
Microsoft -> Office compatibility pack for word excel ppt 2007 
Microsoft -> Office word 
Microsoft -> Office word viewer 
Microsoft -> Open xml file format converter 

 References:
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/8206
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35190
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022356
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-160A.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1546
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2009/ms09-027
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6334

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