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 Windows WordPad and Office text converter integer overflow attempt

Rule Explanation

Integer overflow in the text converters in Microsoft Office Word 2002 SP3 and 2003 SP3; Works 8.5; Office Converter Pack; and WordPad in Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP2 and SP3, and Server 2003 SP2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a DOC file with an invalid number of property names in the DocumentSummaryInformation stream, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow. 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-2009-2506
Integer overflow in the text converters in Microsoft Office Word 2002 SP3 and 2003 SP3; Works 8.5; Office Converter Pack; and WordPad in Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP2 and SP3, and Server 2003 SP2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a DOC file with an invalid number of property names in the DocumentSummaryInformation stream, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.
Details
SeverityHIGH Base Score9.3
Impact Score10.0 Exploit Score8.6
Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE Integrity ImpactCOMPLETE
Availability ImpactCOMPLETE Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access