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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-0235

Stack-based buffer overflow in the Word 97 text converter in WordPad in Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4, XP SP2 and SP3, and Server 2003 SP1 and SP2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Word 97 file that triggers memory corruption, related to use of inconsistent integer data sizes for an unspecified length field, aka "WordPad Word 97 Text Converter Stack Overflow Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2009-04-15 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 None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflowMemory corruption
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
MS09-010: Vulnerabilities in WordPad and Office Text Converters Could Allow Remote Code Execution oval:gov.nist.fdcc.patch:def:11549 windows
WordPad Word 97 Text Converter Stack Overflow Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5893 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-2009-0235

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Microsoft Windows 2000 SP4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Microsoft Windows 2003 Server SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Microsoft Windows Xp SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Windows 2000 1
Microsoft Windows 2003 Server 2
Microsoft Windows Xp 2

- References For CVE-2009-0235

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1024
VUPEN ADV-2009-1024
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-104A.html
CERT TA09-104A
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34470
BID 34470 Microsoft WordPad Word 97 Converter Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2009-04-20
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms09-010
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS09-010 Vulnerabilities in WordPad and Office Text Converters Could Allow Remote Code Execution (960477) This security update resolves two publicly disclosed vulnerabilities and two privately reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft WordPad and Microsoft Office text converters. The vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a specially crafted file is opened in WordPad or Microsoft Office Word. Do not open Microsoft Office, RTF, Write, or WordPerfect files from untrusted sources using affected versions of WordPad or Microsoft Office Word.
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022043
SECTRACK 1022043
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=783
IDEFENSE 20090414 Microsoft WordPad Word97 Converter Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-0235

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


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