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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-0668

The excel_read_HLINK function in plugins/excel/ms-excel-read.c in Gnome Office Gnumeric before 1.8.1 allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted XLS file containing XLS HLINK opcodes, possibly because of an integer signedness error that leads to an integer overflow. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
Publish Date : 2008-02-11 Last Update Date : 2008-09-10
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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 CodeOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2008-0668 oval:org.opensuse.security:def:20080668 unix
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-2008-0668

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Gnome Gnumeric 1.7.91 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Gnome Gnumeric 1

- References For CVE-2008-0668

http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-200802-05.xml
GENTOO GLSA-200802-05
http://secunia.com/advisories/29896
SECUNIA 29896
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1546
DEBIAN DSA-1546
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:056
MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:056
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-604-1
UBUNTU USN-604-1
http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=505330 CONFIRM
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-08/msg00001.html
SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:016
http://secunia.com/advisories/28725/
SECUNIA 28725
http://secunia.com/advisories/31339
SECUNIA 31339
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0462
VUPEN ADV-2008-0462
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27536
BID 27536 Gnumeric XLS HLINK Opcode Handling Remote Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2008-08-08
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00114.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-1313
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-February/msg00227.html
FEDORA FEDORA-2008-1403
http://secunia.com/advisories/28799
SECUNIA 28799
http://www.gnome.org/projects/gnumeric/announcements/1.8/gnumeric-1.8.1.shtml CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/29702
SECUNIA 29702
http://secunia.com/advisories/28948
SECUNIA 28948
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=208356 CONFIRM

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-0668

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


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