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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4027

Double free vulnerability in Microsoft Office Word 2000 SP3, 2002 SP3, 2003 SP3, and 2007 Gold and SP1; Outlook 2007 Gold and SP1; Word Viewer 2003 Gold and SP3; Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats Gold and SP1; and Office 2004 for Mac allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted (1) RTF file or (2) rich text e-mail message with multiple consecutive Drawing Object ("\do") tags, which triggers a "memory calculation error" and memory corruption, aka "Word RTF Object Parsing Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2008-12-10 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 CodeMemory corruption
CWE ID 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Word RTF Object Parsing Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6098 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-2008-4027

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Office 2004 MAC Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Office 2008 MAC Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack For Word Excel Ppt 2007 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack For Word Excel Ppt 2007 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Microsoft Office Word 2000 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Microsoft Office Word 2002 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Microsoft Office Word 2003 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Microsoft Office Word 2007 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Microsoft Office Word Viewer 2003 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Microsoft Office Word Viewer 2003 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Microsoft Open Xml File Format Converter MAC Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Microsoft Works 8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Office 2
Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack For Word Excel Ppt 2007 2
Microsoft Office Outlook 2
Microsoft Office Word 4
Microsoft Office Word Viewer 2
Microsoft Open Xml File Format Converter 1
Microsoft Works 1

- References For CVE-2008-4027
CERT TA08-344A
MS MS08-072
BUGTRAQ 20081209 ZDI-08-084: Microsoft Office RTF Consecutive Drawing Object Parsing Heap Corruption Vulnerability
VUPEN ADV-2008-3384
SECTRACK 1021370

- Vulnerability Conditions

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

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4027

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

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