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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.5 7.5
CVE Id CVE-2006-3431
Last Modified 07 Mar 2011 09:38:38
Published 07 Jul 2006 02:05:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2006-3431

Summary

Buffer overflow in certain Asian language versions of Microsoft Excel might allow user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted STYLE record in a spreadsheet that triggers the overflow when the user attempts to repair the document or selects the "Style" option, as demonstrated by nanika.xls. NOTE: Microsoft has confirmed to CVE via e-mail that this is different than the other Excel vulnerabilities announced before 20060707, including CVE-2006-3059 and CVE-2006-3086.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Microsoft Excel


References

VUPEN - ADV-2006-2689

BID - 18872

HP - SSRT061264

BUGTRAQ - 20060707 Major updates to Excel 0-day Vulnerability FAQ at SecuriTeam Blogs

BUGTRAQ - 20060703 Excel 2000/XP/2003 Style 0day POC

MS - MS06-059

SECTRACK - 1016430

SECUNIA - 20268

BUGTRAQ - 20060711 New CVE number states Excel Style handling as a separate issue

HP - HPSBST02161

Related Patches

MS06-058 924163 MS06-059 924164 MS06-060 924554 MS06-062 922581 924999 Microsoft Office 2004 Update 11.3.0 (Rev 6)


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:44:52