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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-0117

Unspecified vulnerability in Microsoft Excel 2000 SP3 and 2002 SP2, and Office 2004 and 2008 for Mac, allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via crafted conditional formatting values, aka "Excel Conditional Formatting Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2008-03-11 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Excel Conditional Formatting Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5508 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-2008-0117

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Compatibility Pack Word Excel Powerpoint 2007 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Excel 2000 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Excel 2002 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft Excel 2003 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Microsoft Excel 2007 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Microsoft Excel Viewer 2003 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 2004 MAC Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Microsoft Office 2007 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Microsoft Office 2008 MAC Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Compatibility Pack Word Excel Powerpoint 2007 1
Microsoft Excel 4
Microsoft Excel Viewer 1
Microsoft Office 6

- References For CVE-2008-0117
VUPEN ADV-2008-0846
SECTRACK 1019587
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08-014
BID 28170 Microsoft Excel Conditional Formatting Values Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2008-03-14
CERT TA08-071A
HP SSRT080028

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-0117

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

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