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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-2492

Buffer overflow in Microsoft Word in Office 2000 SP3, Office XP SP3, Office 2003 Sp1 and SP2, and Microsoft Works Suites through 2006, allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed object pointer, as originally reported by ISC on 20060519 for a zero-day attack.
Publish Date : 2006-05-19 Last Update Date : 2018-10-12
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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 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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Microsoft Word2003 Malformed Object Pointer Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1418 windows
Microsoft Word2002 Malformed Object Pointer Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1738 windows
Microsoft Word2000 Malformed Object Pointer Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2068 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-2006-2492

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Word 2003 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Word 1

- References For CVE-2006-2492
CERT TA06-164A
MS MS06-027
XF word-code-execution(26556)
VUPEN ADV-2006-1872
CERT TA06-139A
SECTRACK 1016130
Microsoft Advisory
BID 18037 Microsoft Word Malformed Object Pointer Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2006-06-15
CERT-VN VU#446012

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-2492

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