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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2002-1143

Microsoft Word and Excel allow remote attackers to steal sensitive information via certain field codes that insert the information when the document is returned to the attacker, as demonstrated in Word using (1) INCLUDETEXT or (2) INCLUDEPICTURE, aka "Flaw in Word Fields and Excel External Updates Could Lead to Information Disclosure."
Publish Date : 2003-04-11 Last Update Date : 2018-10-12
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Flaw in Word Fields and Excel External Updates Could Lead to Information Disclosure oval:org.mitre.oval:def:202 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-2002-1143

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Excel 2002 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Excel 2002 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Excel 2002 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft Word ~~~mac Os X~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Microsoft Word 97 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Microsoft Word 97 SR1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Microsoft Word 97 SR2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Microsoft Word 98 JA Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Microsoft Word 98 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Microsoft Word 98 ~~~mac Os X~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Microsoft Word 2000 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Microsoft Word 2000 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Microsoft Word 2000 SR1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Microsoft Word 2000 Sr1a Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Microsoft Word 2001 ~~~mac Os X~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Microsoft Word 2002 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Microsoft Word 2002 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Microsoft Word 2002 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Excel 3
Microsoft Word 15

- References For CVE-2002-1143
BUGTRAQ 20020826 Security side-effects of Word fields CONFIRM
BID 5764 Microsoft Word INCLUDEPICTURE Document Sharing File Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
MS MS02-059
BID 5586 Microsoft Word / Excel INCLUDETEXT Document Sharing File Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
XF word-includepicture-read-files(10155)
XF word-includetext-read-files(10008)
CERT-VN VU#899713
BUGTRAQ 20020919 More vulnerabilities (Re: Security side-effects of Word fields)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2002-1143

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