Vulnerability CVE-2010-1900


Published: 2010-08-11   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
Microsoft Office Word 2002 SP3, 2003 SP3, and 2007 SP2; Microsoft Office 2004 and 2008 for Mac; Open XML File Format Converter for Mac; Office Word Viewer; Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats SP2; and Works 9 do not properly handle malformed records in a Word file, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted file, aka "Word Record Parsing Vulnerability."

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 
Microsoft -> Office word viewer 
Microsoft -> Open xml file format converter 
Microsoft -> WORD 
Microsoft -> Works 

 References:
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA10-222A.html
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2010/ms10-056
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11490

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