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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2014-0259

Microsoft Word 2007 SP3 and Office Compatibility Pack SP3 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted Office document, aka "Word Memory Corruption Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2014-01-15 Last Update Date : 2014-02-06
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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) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflowMemory corruption
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Word Memory Corruption Vulnerability (CVE-2014-0259) - MS14-001 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22315 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-2014-0259

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Word 2007 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack 1
Microsoft Word 1

- References For CVE-2014-0259

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1029598
SECTRACK 1029598
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms14-001
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-001 MS14-001 - Important : Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Word and Office Web Apps Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2916605) - Version: 1.0 Severity Rating: Important Revision Note: V1.0 (January 14, 2014): Bulletin published. Summary: This security update resolves three privately reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office. The vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a specially crafted file is opened in an affected version of Microsoft Word or other affected Microsoft Office software. An attacker who successfully exploited the 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 operate with administrative user rights.Release Date:2014-01-14
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1029599
SECTRACK 1029599

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2014-0259

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


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