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Overview

Vulnerability Score 9.3 9.3
CVE Id CVE-2008-4837
Last Modified 07 Mar 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-2008-4837

Summary

Stack-based buffer overflow in Microsoft Office Word 2000 SP3, 2002 SP3, 2003 SP3, and 2007 Gold and SP1; Word Viewer 2003 Gold and SP3; Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats Gold and SP1; and Microsoft Works 8 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Word document that contains a malformed table property, which triggers memory corruption, aka "Word Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Microsoft Office 2004

  • Microsoft Office 2008

  • Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack For Word Excel Ppt 2007

  • Microsoft Office Outlook 2007

  • Microsoft Office Word 2000

  • Microsoft Office Word 2002

  • Microsoft Office Word 2003

  • Microsoft Office Word 2007

  • Microsoft Office Word Viewer 2003

  • Microsoft Open Xml File Format Converter

  • Microsoft Works 8


References

CERT - TA08-344A

MISC - http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-086/

MISC - http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-08-086

VUPEN - ADV-2008-3384

SECTRACK - 1021370

BUGTRAQ - 20081209 ZDI-08-086: Microsoft Office Word Document Table Property Stack Overflow Vulnerability

MS - MS08-072

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 10:48:38