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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4266

Array index vulnerability in Microsoft Office Excel 2000 SP3, 2002 SP3, and 2003 SP3; Excel Viewer 2003 Gold and SP3; Office 2004 and 2008 for Mac; and Open XML File Format Converter for Mac allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an Excel spreadsheet with a NAME record that contains an invalid index value, which triggers stack corruption, aka "Excel Global Array Memory Corruption 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
Excel Global Array Memory Corruption Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5808 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-2008-4266

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Excel 2000 SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Excel 2002 SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Excel 2003 SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft Excel Viewer 2003 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Microsoft Excel Viewer 2003 SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Microsoft Office 2004 * MAC * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Microsoft Office 2008 * MAC * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Microsoft Open Xml File Format Converter * * MAC * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Excel 3
Microsoft Excel Viewer 2
Microsoft Office 2
Microsoft Open Xml File Format Converter 1

- References For CVE-2008-4266
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5808
VUPEN ADV-2008-3386
SECTRACK 1021368
CERT TA08-344A
BUGTRAQ 20081209 Secunia Research: Microsoft Excel NAME Record Array Indexing Vulnerability
MS MS08-074

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4266

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