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 VBE6.dll stack corruption attempt

Rule Explanation

VBE6.DLL in Microsoft Office XP SP3, Office 2003 SP3, 2007 Microsoft Office System SP1 and SP2, Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), and VBA SDK 6.3 through 6.5 does not properly search for ActiveX controls that are embedded in documents, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted document, aka "VBE6.DLL Stack Memory 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].

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

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CVE

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CVE Additional Information

CVE-2010-0815
VBE6.DLL in Microsoft Office XP SP3, Office 2003 SP3, 2007 Microsoft Office System SP1 and SP2, Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), and VBA SDK 6.3 through 6.5 does not properly search for ActiveX controls that are embedded in documents, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted document, aka "VBE6.DLL Stack Memory 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