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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1091

Unspecified vulnerability in Microsoft Word in Office 2000 and XP SP3, 2003 SP2 and SP3, and 2007 Office System SP1 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a Rich Text Format (.rtf) file with a malformed string that triggers a "memory calculation error" and a heap-based buffer overflow, aka "Object Parsing Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2008-05-13 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 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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Object Parsing Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5494 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-2008-1091

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Office XP SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Office 2000 SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Office 2003 SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft Office 2003 SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Microsoft Office 2004 * MAC * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Microsoft Office 2007 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Microsoft Office 2007 Sp1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Microsoft Office 2008 * MAC * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack For Word Excel Ppt 2007 * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack For Word Excel Ppt 2007 * * SP1 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Microsoft Word Viewer 2003 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Microsoft Word Viewer 2003 * SP3 * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Office 8
Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack For Word Excel Ppt 2007 2
Microsoft Word Viewer 2

- References For CVE-2008-1091
BUGTRAQ 20080513 ZDI-08-023: Microsoft Office RTF Parsing Engine Memory Corruption Vulnerability
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5494
VUPEN ADV-2008-1504
BID 29104 Microsoft Word RTF Malformed String Handling Memory Corruption Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2008-05-13
SECTRACK 1020013
HP SSRT080071
CERT TA08-134A
CERT-VN VU#543907
MS MS08-026

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1091

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