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Vulnerability Score 4.6 4.6
CVE Id CVE-2008-7217
Last Modified 14 Sep 2009 12:00:00
Published 13 Sep 2009 06:30:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE



Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac, when running on Macintosh systems that restrict Office access to administrators, does not enforce this restriction for user ID 502, which allows local users with that ID to bypass intended security policy and access Office programs, related to permissions and ownership for certain directories.

Vulnerable Systems


  • Microsoft Office 2008


MSKB - 948488

OSVDB - 44959

Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:49:30