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Overview

Vulnerability Score 9.3 9.3
CVE Id CVE-2008-4266
Last Modified 27 Sep 2011 12:00:00
Published 10 Dec 2008 09:00:01
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-4266

Summary

Array index vulnerability in Microsoft Office Excel 2000 SP3, 2002 SP3, and 2003 SP3; Excel Viewer 2003 Gold and SP3; Office 2004 and 2008 for Mac; and Open XML File Format Converter for Mac allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an Excel spreadsheet with a NAME record that contains an invalid index value, which triggers stack corruption, aka "Excel Global Array Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Microsoft Excel 2000

  • Microsoft Excel 2002

  • Microsoft Excel 2003

  • Microsoft Excel Viewer 2003

  • Microsoft Office 2004

  • Microsoft Office 2008

  • Microsoft Open Xml File Format Converter


References

CERT - TA08-344A

VUPEN - ADV-2008-3386

SECTRACK - 1021368

BUGTRAQ - 20081209 Secunia Research: Microsoft Excel NAME Record Array Indexing Vulnerability

MS - MS08-074

MISC - http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2008-36/

Related Patches

MS08-072 MS08-074 960402 Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac Update 11.5.3 (Rev 2)

MS08-072 MS08-074 960401 Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac Update 12.1.5


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:26