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Sid 1-11258

Message

FILE-OFFICE Microsoft Office Excel Malformed Named Graph Information unicode overflow attempt

Summary

Stack-based buffer overflow in Microsoft Excel 2000 SP3, 2002 SP3, 2003 SP2, and 2003 Viewer allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a .XLS BIFF file with a malformed Named Graph record, which results in memory corruption.

Impact

CVSS base score 7.6 CVSS impact score 10.0 CVSS exploitability score 4.9 confidentialityImpact COMPLETE integrityImpact COMPLETE availabilityImpact COMPLETE

CVE-2007-0215:

CVSS base score 7.6

CVSS impact score 10.0

CVSS exploitability score 4.9

Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE

Integrity Impact COMPLETE

Availability Impact COMPLETE

Detailed information

CVE-2007-0215: Stack-based buffer overflow in Microsoft Excel 2000 SP3, 2002 SP3, 2003 SP2, and 2003 Viewer allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a .XLS BIFF file with a malformed Named Graph record, which results in memory corruption.

Affected systems

  • microsoft excel 2000
  • microsoft excel 2002
  • microsoft excel 2003
  • microsoft excel 2007
  • microsoft excel_viewer 2003
  • microsoft office 2000
  • microsoft office 2003
  • microsoft office 2004
  • microsoft office 2007
  • microsoft office xp

Ease of attack

CVE-2007-0215:

Access Vector NETWORK

Access Complexity HIGH

Authentication NONE

False positives

None known

False negatives

None known

Corrective action

Upgrade to the latest non-affected version of the software.

Apply the appropriate vendor supplied patches.

Contributors

  • Talos research team.
  • This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology.
  • For more information see nvd.

Additional References

  • technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms07-023