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Sid 1-20129

Message

FILE-OFFICE Microsoft Office BpscBulletProof uninitialized pointer dereference attempt

Summary

Microsoft Office 2007 SP2, and 2010 Gold and SP1, does not initialize an unspecified object pointer during the opening of Word documents, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted document, aka "Office Uninitialized Object Pointer Vulnerability."

Impact

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

CVE-2011-1982:

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-2011-1982: Microsoft Office 2007 SP2, and 2010 Gold and SP1, does not initialize an unspecified object pointer during the opening of Word documents, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted document, aka "Office Uninitialized Object Pointer Vulnerability."

Affected systems

  • microsoft office 2007
  • microsoft office 2010

Ease of attack

CVE-2011-1982:

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/MS11-073