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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-0029

Unspecified vulnerability in Microsoft Excel 2000, 2002, and 2003, in Microsoft Office 2000 SP3 and other packages, allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via an Excel file with a malformed description, which leads to memory corruption.
Publish Date : 2006-03-14 Last Update Date : 2011-04-15
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.1
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeMemory corruption
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Excel 2000 Remote Code Execution via Malformed Description oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1633 windows
Excel 2002 Remote Code Execution via Malformed Description oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1522 windows
Excel 2003 Remote Code Execution via Malformed Description oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1579 windows
Excel Viewer 2003 Remote Code Execution via Malformed Description oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1570 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-0029

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Excel X Mac Os X Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Excel 2000 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Excel 2002 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft Excel 2003 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Microsoft Excel 2004 Mac Os X Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Microsoft Office V.X MAC Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Microsoft Office XP SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Microsoft Office 2000 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Microsoft Office 2003 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Microsoft Office 2003 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Microsoft Office 2004 MAC Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Excel 5
Microsoft Office 6

- References For CVE-2006-0029

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/0950
VUPEN ADV-2006-0950
http://www.osvdb.org/23900
OSVDB 23900
http://support.avaya.com/elmodocs2/security/ASA-2006-069.htm CONFIRM
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/586
SREASON 586
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/585
SREASON 585
http://secunia.com/advisories/19238
SECUNIA 19238
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/25227
XF excel-description-bo(25227)
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms06-012
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-012
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015766
SECTRACK 1015766
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-073A.html
CERT TA06-073A
http://secunia.com/advisories/19138
SECUNIA 19138
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/235774
CERT-VN VU#235774

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-0029

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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