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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2013-3160

Microsoft Office 2003 SP3 and 2007 SP3, Word 2003 SP3 and 2007 SP3, and Word Viewer allow remote attackers to read arbitrary files via an XML document containing an external entity declaration in conjunction with an entity reference, related to an XML External Entity (XXE) issue, aka "XML External Entities Resolution Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2013-09-11 Last Update Date : 2013-11-02
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Obtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Word Memory Corruption Vulnerability (CVE-2013-3160) - MS13-072 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:18819 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-2013-3160

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Office 2003 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Office 2007 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Word 2003 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft Word 2007 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Microsoft Word Viewer Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Office 2
Microsoft Word 2
Microsoft Word Viewer 1

- References For CVE-2013-3160

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-072
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-072 MS13-072 - Important : Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2845537) - Version: 1.1 Severity Rating: Important Revision Note: V1.1 (September 13, 2013): Revised bulletin to announce detection changes for the Microsoft Office 2007 update (2760411) and the Microsoft Word 2010 update (2767913). These are detection changes only. There were no changes to the update files. Customers who have successfully installed the updates do not need to take any action. Also updated the Known Issues entry in the Knowledge Base Article section from "Yes" to "None". Summary: This security update resolves 13 privately reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office. The most severe vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a specially crafted file is opened in an affected version of Microsoft Office software. An attacker who successfully exploited the most severe vulnerabilities could gain the same user rights as the current user. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who Release Date:2013-09-13
http://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/TA13-253A
CERT TA13-253A

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2013-3160

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


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