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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2012-1886

Microsoft Excel 2003 SP3, 2007 SP2 and SP3, and 2010 SP1; Excel Viewer; and Office Compatibility Pack SP2 and SP3 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted spreadsheet, aka "Excel Memory Corruption Vulnerability."
Publish Date : 2012-11-14 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) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflowMemory corruption
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Excel Memory Corruption Vulnerability - MS12-076 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15927 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-2012-1886

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Excel 2003 SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Excel 2007 SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Excel 2007 SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft Excel 2010 SP1 X86 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Microsoft Excel 2010 SP1 X64 * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Microsoft Excel Viewer * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack * SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack * SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Excel 5
Microsoft Excel Viewer 1
Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack 2

- References For CVE-2012-1886
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:15927
SECTRACK 1027752
XF microsoft-excel-code-exec(78073)
BID 56426 Microsoft Excel CVE-2012-1886 Memory Corruption Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2013-04-19
CERT TA12-318A
MS MS12-076

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2012-1886

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