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Vulnerability Details : 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.
Publish Date : 2009-12-09 Last Update Date : 2010-08-21
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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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
MS09-073: Vulnerability in WordPad and Office Text Converters Could Allow Remote Code Execution (975539) oval:gov.nist.fdcc.patch:def:11634 windows
WordPad and Office Text converter Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5846 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-2009-2506

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Office Converter Pack Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Office Word 2002 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Office Word 2003 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 Itanium Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Microsoft Windows Server 2003 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP2 X64 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Microsoft Wordpad Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Microsoft Works 8.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Office Converter Pack 1
Microsoft Office Word 2
Microsoft Windows 2000 1
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 3
Microsoft Windows Xp 3
Microsoft Wordpad 1
Microsoft Works 1

- References For CVE-2009-2506

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms09-073
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS09-073 Vulnerability in WordPad and Office Text Converters Could Allow Remote Code Execution (975539) This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft WordPad and Microsoft Office text converters. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a specially crafted Word 97 file is opened in WordPad or Microsoft Office Word. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same privileges as the user. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer privileges on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative privileges.
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/37216
BID 37216 Microsoft WordPad and Office Text Converters Word 97 File Parsing Memory Corruption Vulnerability Release Date:2010-01-14
http://support.avaya.com/css/P8/documents/100070184 CONFIRM
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-342A.html
CERT TA09-342A
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=834
IDEFENSE 20091208 Microsoft WordPad Word97 Converter Integer Overflow Vulnerability

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-2506

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


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