Vulnerability CVE-2012-2550


Published: 2012-10-09

Description:
Microsoft Works 9 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (heap memory corruption) via a crafted Word .doc file, aka "Works Heap Vulnerability."

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 -> Works 

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/55796
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1027621
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA12-283A.html
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2012/ms12-065

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