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Sid 1-12256

Message

FILE-OFFICE Microsoft Office Excel malformed FBI record buffer overflow attempt

Summary

Unspecified vulnerability in Microsoft Excel 2000 SP3, 2002 SP3, 2003 SP2, 2003 Viewer, 2004 for Mac, and 2007 allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted set font value in an Excel file, which results in memory corruption.

Impact

CVSS base score 9.3 CVSS impact score 10.0 CVSS exploitability score 8.6 confidentialityImpact COMPLETE integrityImpact COMPLETE availabilityImpact COMPLETE

CVE-2007-1203:

CVSS base score 9.3

CVSS impact score 10.0

CVSS exploitability score 8.6

Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE

Integrity Impact COMPLETE

Availability Impact COMPLETE

Detailed information

CVE-2007-1203: Unspecified vulnerability in Microsoft Excel 2000 SP3, 2002 SP3, 2003 SP2, 2003 Viewer, 2004 for Mac, and 2007 allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted set font value in an Excel file, which results in memory corruption.

Affected systems

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

Ease of attack

CVE-2007-1203:

Access Vector NETWORK

Access Complexity MEDIUM

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