Rule Category

FILE-OFFICE -- Snort detected traffic targeting vulnerabilities in files belonging to the Microsoft Office suite of software (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Visio, Access, Outlook, etc.).

Alert Message

FILE-OFFICE Microsoft Office WordPad WordPerfect 6.x converter buffer overflow attempt

Rule Explanation

The WordPerfect 6.x Converter (WPFT632.CNV, 1998.1.27.0) in Microsoft Office Word 2000 SP3 and Microsoft Office Converter Pack does not properly validate the length of an unspecified string, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted WordPerfect 6.x file, related to an unspecified counter and control structures on the stack, aka "Word 2000 WordPerfect 6.x Converter Stack Corruption Vulnerability." Impact: CVSS base score 9.3 CVSS impact score 10.0 CVSS exploitability score 8.6 confidentialityImpact COMPLETE integrityImpact COMPLETE availabilityImpact COMPLETE Details: Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

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].

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CVE

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Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2009-0088
The WordPerfect 6.x Converter (WPFT632.CNV, 1998.1.27.0) in Microsoft Office Word 2000 SP3 and Microsoft Office Converter Pack does not properly validate the length of an unspecified string, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted WordPerfect 6.x file, related to an unspecified counter and control structures on the stack, aka "Word 2000 WordPerfect 6.x Converter Stack Corruption Vulnerability."
Details
SeverityHIGH Base Score9.3
Impact Score10.0 Exploit Score8.6
Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE Integrity ImpactCOMPLETE
Availability ImpactCOMPLETE Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access