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 malformed routing slip code execution attempt

Rule Explanation

Buffer overflow in Microsoft Office 2000 SP3, XP SP3, and other versions and packages, allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a routing slip that is longer than specified by the provided length field, as exploited by malware such as TROJ_MDROPPER.BH and Trojan.PPDropper.E in attacks against PowerPoint. Impact: CVSS base score 5.1 CVSS impact score 6.4 CVSS exploitability score 4.9 confidentialityImpact PARTIAL integrityImpact PARTIAL availabilityImpact PARTIAL 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

Rule Vulnerability

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2006-0009
Buffer overflow in Microsoft Office 2000 SP3, XP SP3, and other versions and packages, allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a routing slip that is longer than specified by the provided length field, as exploited by malware such as TROJ_MDROPPER.BH and Trojan.PPDropper.E in attacks against PowerPoint.
Details
SeverityMEDIUM Base Score5.1
Impact Score6.4 Exploit Score4.9
Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL Integrity ImpactPARTIAL
Availability ImpactPARTIAL Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access