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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-0563

Stack-based buffer overflow in Microsoft Office Word 2002 SP3, 2003 SP3, and 2007 SP1 and SP2; Microsoft Office for Mac 2004 and 2008; Open XML File Format Converter for Mac; Microsoft Office Word Viewer 2003 SP3; Microsoft Office Word Viewer; and Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats SP1 and SP2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a Word document with a crafted tag containing an invalid length field, aka "Word Buffer Overflow Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2009-06-10 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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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 CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Word Buffer Overflow Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6133 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-2009-0563

# 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 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack For Word Excel Ppt 2007 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Microsoft Office Word 2000 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Microsoft Office Word 2002 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Microsoft Office Word 2003 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Microsoft Office Word 2007 SP1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Microsoft Office Word 2007 SP2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Microsoft Office Word Viewer Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Microsoft Office Word Viewer 2003 SP3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Microsoft Open Xml File Format Converter MAC 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 Word 5
Microsoft Office Word Viewer 2
Microsoft Open Xml File Format Converter 1

- References For CVE-2009-0563
VUPEN ADV-2009-1546
CERT TA09-160A
SECTRACK 1022356
BID 35188 Microsoft Word Record Parsing Length Field Remote Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2010-08-20
BUGTRAQ 20090610 ZDI-09-035: Microsoft Word Document Stack Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS09-027 Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Word Could Allow Remote Code Execution (969514) This security update resolves two privately reported vulnerabilities that could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Word file. An attacker who successfully exploited either vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-0563

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