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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-3477

Microsoft Excel 2000 SP3, 2002 SP3, and 2003 SP2 and SP3 does not properly validate data in the VBA Performance Cache when processing an Office document with an embedded object, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an Excel file containing a crafted value, leading to heap-based buffer overflows, integer overflows, array index errors, and memory corruption, aka "Calendar Object Validation Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2008-10-14 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
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 CodeOverflowMemory corruption
CWE ID 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Calendar Object Validation Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5870 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-2008-3477

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 SP4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft Internet Explorer 7 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Internet Explorer 4

- References For CVE-2008-3477

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45581
XF win-ms08kb956416-update(45581)
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45566
XF excel-calendar-code-execution(45566)
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021044
SECTRACK 1021044
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-288A.html
CERT TA08-288A
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms08-057
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS08-057
http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=122479227205998&w=2
HP HPSBST02379
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2808
VUPEN ADV-2008-2808
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=746
IDEFENSE 20081014 Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications - Multiple Vulnerabilities
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31702
BID 31702 Microsoft Excel Calendar Object Validation Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2008-11-03

- Vulnerability Conditions

Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)
Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)
Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)
Vulnerability is valid if product versions listed below are used TOGETHER WITH(AND)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-3477

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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