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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-2388

Microsoft Office Excel 2000 through 2004 allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via malformed cell comments, which lead to modification of "critical data offsets" during the rebuilding process.
Publish Date : 2006-07-13 Last Update Date : 2018-10-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Microsoft Excel Malformed File Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:234 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-2006-2388

# 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 2000 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft Excel 2000 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Microsoft Excel 2000 SR1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Microsoft Excel 2002 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Microsoft Excel 2002 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Microsoft Excel 2002 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Microsoft Excel 2002 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Microsoft Excel 2003 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Microsoft Excel 2003 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Microsoft Excel 2004 Mac Os X Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Microsoft Excel Viewer 2003 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Excel 12
Microsoft Excel Viewer 1

- References For CVE-2006-2388
XF excel-cell-rebuilding-code-execution(27604)
MS MS06-037
BID 18938 Microsoft Excel File Rebuilding Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2007-06-27
VUPEN ADV-2006-2755
SECTRACK 1016472
BUGTRAQ 20060711 ZDI-06-022: Microsoft Office Excel File Rebuilding Code Execution Vulnerability

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-2388

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