Heap-based buffer overflow in the Office Works File Converter in Microsoft Office 2007 SP2, Works 9, and Works 6-9 File Converter allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Works (aka .wps) file, aka "Office WPS Converter Heap Overflow Vulnerability."
Published 2012-04-10 21:55:02
Updated 2018-10-12 22:02:21
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Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2012-0177

93.70%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 99 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2012-0177

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
9.3
HIGH AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.6
10.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2012-0177

  • The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it reads from or writes to a memory location outside the buffer's intended boundary. This may result in read or write operations on unexpected memory locations that could be linked to other variables, data structures, or internal program data.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2012-0177

Products affected by CVE-2012-0177

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