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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-5994

Unspecified vulnerability in Microsoft Word 2000 and 2002, Office Word and Word Viewer 2003, Word 2004 and 2004 v. X for Mac, and Works 2004, 2005, and 2006 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a Word document with a malformed string that triggers memory corruption, a different vulnerability than CVE-2006-6456.
Publish Date : 2006-12-06 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeMemory corruption
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Word Malformed String Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:238 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-2006-5994

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Office XP SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Office 2000 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Office 2003 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft Office 2004 MAC Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Microsoft Word 2000 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Microsoft Word 2002 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Microsoft Word 2003 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Microsoft Word Viewer 2003 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Microsoft Works 2004 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Microsoft Works 2005 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Microsoft Works 2006 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Office 4
Microsoft Word 3
Microsoft Word Viewer 1
Microsoft Works 3

- References For CVE-2006-5994

http://secunia.com/advisories/23232
SECUNIA 23232
http://securitytracker.com/id?1017339
SECTRACK 1017339
http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9005698&intsrc=hm_list
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/4866
VUPEN ADV-2006-4866
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms07-014
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS07-014
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/advisory/929433
Microsoft Advisory http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/929433.mspx
http://www.osvdb.org/30824
OSVDB 30824
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/453735/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20061206 Microsoft 0-day word vulnerability - Secunia - Extremely critical
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/453906/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20061208 Microsoft Word 0-day Vulnerability FAQ (CVE-2006-5994) written
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/454061/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20061210 Several updates in Microsoft Word 0-day (CVE-2006-5994) FAQ document
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21451
BID 21451 Microsoft Word Malformed String Arbitrary Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2007-02-13
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-044A.html
CERT TA07-044A
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/30738
XF word-unspecified-code-execution(30738)
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/167928
CERT-VN VU#167928
http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/archive/2006/12/06/microsoft-security-advisory-929433-posted.aspx CONFIRM
http://blogs.securiteam.com/?p=759

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-5994

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


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