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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-3004

Microsoft Office Excel 2000 SP3, 2002 SP3, and 2003 SP2 and SP3; Office Excel Viewer 2003; and Office 2004 and 2008 for Mac do not properly validate index values for AxesSet records when loading Excel files, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Excel file, aka the "Excel Indexing Validation Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2008-08-12 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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Excel Indexing Validation Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5885 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-2008-3004

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Office 2000 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Office 2002 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 2008 MAC Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Microsoft Office Excel Viewer 2003 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Office 6
Microsoft Office Excel Viewer 1

- References For CVE-2008-3004
IDEFENSE 20080812 Microsoft Excel Chart AxesSet Invalid Array Index Vulnerability
MS MS08-043
CERT TA08-225A
BID 30638 Microsoft Excel Indexing Validation Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2008-08-25
SECTRACK 1020670
VUPEN ADV-2008-2347

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-3004

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