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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-1988

Microsoft Excel 2003 SP3 and 2007 SP2; Excel in Office 2007 SP2; Office 2004 and 2008 for Mac; Open XML File Format Converter for Mac; Excel Viewer SP2; and Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats SP2 do not properly parse records in Excel spreadsheets, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted spreadsheet, aka "Excel Heap Corruption Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2011-09-15 Last Update Date : 2012-01-26
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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 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Excel Heap Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12836 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-2011-1988

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Excel 2003 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Excel 2007 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Excel Viewer SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft Office 2004 MAC Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Microsoft Office 2007 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Microsoft Office 2008 MAC Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack 2007 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Microsoft Open Xml File Format Converter MAC Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Excel 2
Microsoft Excel Viewer 1
Microsoft Office 3
Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack 1
Microsoft Open Xml File Format Converter 1

- References For CVE-2011-1988

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS11-072
MS MS11-072
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA11-256A.html
CERT TA11-256A

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-1988

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


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