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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1455

A "memory calculation error" in Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2000 SP3, 2002 SP3, 2003 SP2, and 2007 through SP1; Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 through SP1; and Office 2004 for Mac allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a PowerPoint file with crafted list values that trigger memory corruption, aka "Parsing Overflow Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2008-08-12 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
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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 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 User
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflowMemory corruption
CWE ID 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Parsing Overflow Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5555 windows
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- Products Affected By CVE-2008-1455

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

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Compatibility Pack Word Excel Powerpoint 2
Microsoft Office 7
Microsoft Office Powerpoint Viewer 1

- References For CVE-2008-1455
CERT TA08-225A
VUPEN ADV-2008-2355
MS MS08-051
SECTRACK 1020676
BID 30579 Microsoft PowerPoint List Value Parsing Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2008-08-21

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1455

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