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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-2244

Microsoft Office Word 2002 SP3 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a .doc file that contains malformed data, as exploited in the wild in July 2008, and as demonstrated by attachement.doc.
Publish Date : 2008-07-09 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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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
CWE ID 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Word Record Parsing Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5897 windows
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- Products Affected By CVE-2008-2244

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Office Word 2002 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Office Word 1

- References For CVE-2008-2244
XF microsoft-word-unspecified-code-execution(43663)
VUPEN ADV-2008-2028
HP SSRT080117
Microsoft Advisory Microsoft Security Advisory (953635): Vulnerability in Microsoft Word Could Allow Remote Code Execution - 8/12/2008 Revision Note: Advisory updated to reflect publication of security bulletin. Advisory Summary:Microsoft has completed the investigation into a public report of this vulnerability. We have issued MS08-042 to address this issue. For more information about this issue, including download links for an available security update, please review MS08-042. The vulnerability addressed is the Word Record Parsing Vulnerability - CVE-2008-2244.Release Date:2008-08-12
BID 30124 Microsoft Word Malformed Record Value Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2008-08-12
SECTRACK 1020447

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-2244

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