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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-0031

Stack-based buffer overflow in Microsoft Excel 2000, 2002, and 2003, in Microsoft Office 2000 SP3 and other packages, allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via an Excel file with a malformed record with a modified length value, which leads to memory corruption.
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 CodeOverflowMemory corruption
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Excel 2000 Remote Code Execution via Malformed Record oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1327 windows
Excel 2002 Remote Code Execution via Malformed Record oval:org.mitre.oval:def:763 windows
Excel 2003 Remote Code Execution via Malformed Record oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1750 windows
Excel Viewer 2003 Remote Code Execution via Malformed Record oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1525 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-2006-0031

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Office V.X * MAC * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Office XP SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Office 2000 SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft Office 2003 SP1 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Microsoft Office 2003 SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Microsoft Office 2004 * MAC * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Office 6

- References For CVE-2006-0031
XF excel-record-bo(25228)
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:763
CERT TA06-073A
BID 17101 Microsoft Excel Malformed Record Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2006-04-06
FULLDISC 20060314 [xfocus-SD-060314]Microsoft Office Excel Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
VUPEN ADV-2006-0950
CERT-VN VU#104302
SECTRACK 1015766
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1750
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1525
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1327
MS MS06-012
BUGTRAQ 20060315 [xfocus-SD-060314]Microsoft Office Excel Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-0031

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