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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-0028

Unspecified vulnerability in Microsoft Excel 2000, 2002, and 2003, in Microsoft Office 2000 SP3 and other packages, allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a BIFF parsing format file containing malformed BOOLERR records that lead to memory corruption, probably involving invalid pointers.
Publish Date : 2006-03-14 Last Update Date : 2018-10-19
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeMemory corruption
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Excel 2000 Remote Code Execution via Malformed File Format oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1158 windows
Excel 2002 Remote Code Execution via Malformed File Format oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1411 windows
Excel 2003 Remote Code Execution via Malformed File Format oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1509 windows
Excel Viewer 2003 Remote Code Execution via Malformed File Format oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1635 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-2006-0028

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Excel X * Mac Os X * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Excel 2000 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Excel 2002 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft Excel 2003 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Microsoft Excel 2004 * Mac Os X * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Microsoft Office V.X * MAC * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Microsoft Office XP SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Microsoft Office 2000 SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Microsoft Office 2003 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Microsoft Office 2003 SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Microsoft Office 2004 * MAC * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Excel 5
Microsoft Office 6

- References For CVE-2006-0028
VUPEN ADV-2006-0950
XF excel-parsing-format-file-bo(25225)
OSVDB 23899
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1635
CERT-VN VU#339878
CERT TA06-073A
SECTRACK 1015766
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1509
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1411
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1158
MS MS06-012
BUGTRAQ 20060314 ZDI-06-004: Microsoft Excel File Format Parsing Vulnerability

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-0028

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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