ID CVE-2009-1136
Summary The Microsoft Office Web Components Spreadsheet ActiveX control (aka OWC10 or OWC11), as distributed in Office XP SP3 and Office 2003 SP3, Office XP Web Components SP3, Office 2003 Web Components SP3, Office 2003 Web Components SP1 for the 2007 Microsoft Office System, Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2004 SP3 and 2006 Gold and SP1, and Office Small Business Accounting 2006, when used in Internet Explorer, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted call to the msDataSourceObject method, as exploited in the wild in July and August 2009, aka "Office Web Components HTML Script Vulnerability."
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:isa_server:2004:sp3:enterprise:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:isa_server:2004:sp3:enterprise:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:isa_server:2004:sp3:standard:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:isa_server:2004:sp3:standard:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:isa_server:2006:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:isa_server:2006:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:isa_server:2006:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:isa_server:2006:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:isa_server:2006:supportability:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:isa_server:2006:supportability:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2003:*:small_business_accounting_2006:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2003:*:small_business_accounting_2006:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2003:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2003:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_web_components:2003:sp1:2007_microsoft_office:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_web_components:2003:sp1:2007_microsoft_office:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_web_components:2003:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_web_components:2003:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_web_components:xp:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_web_components:xp:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_xp:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_xp:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 9.3 (as of 12-10-2018 - 21:51)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-94
CAPEC
  • Leverage Executable Code in Non-Executable Files
    An attack of this type exploits a system's trust in configuration and resource files, when the executable loads the resource (such as an image file or configuration file) the attacker has modified the file to either execute malicious code directly or manipulate the target process (e.g. application server) to execute based on the malicious configuration parameters. Since systems are increasingly interrelated mashing up resources from local and remote sources the possibility of this attack occurring is high. The attack can be directed at a client system, such as causing buffer overrun through loading seemingly benign image files, as in Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-028 where specially crafted JPEG files could cause a buffer overrun once loaded into the browser. Another example targets clients reading pdf files. In this case the attacker simply appends javascript to the end of a legitimate url for a pdf (http://www.gnucitizen.org/blog/danger-danger-danger/) http://path/to/pdf/file.pdf#whatever_name_you_want=javascript:your_code_here The client assumes that they are reading a pdf, but the attacker has modified the resource and loaded executable javascript into the client's browser process. The attack can also target server processes. The attacker edits the resource or configuration file, for example a web.xml file used to configure security permissions for a J2EE app server, adding role name "public" grants all users with the public role the ability to use the administration functionality. The server trusts its configuration file to be correct, but when they are manipulated, the attacker gains full control.
  • Manipulating User-Controlled Variables
    This attack targets user controlled variables (DEBUG=1, PHP Globals, and So Forth). An attacker can override environment variables leveraging user-supplied, untrusted query variables directly used on the application server without any data sanitization. In extreme cases, the attacker can change variables controlling the business logic of the application. For instance, in languages like PHP, a number of poorly set default configurations may allow the user to override variables.
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
COMPLETE COMPLETE COMPLETE
cvss-vector via4 AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
oval via4
accepted 2014-06-30T04:11:07.556-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization Gideon Technologies, Inc.
  • name Mike Lah
    organization The MITRE Corporation
  • name Josh Turpin
    organization Symantec Corporation
  • name Maria Mikhno
    organization ALTX-SOFT
definition_extensions
  • comment Microsoft Office XP is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:663
  • comment Microsoft Office XP Web Components is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6283
  • comment Microsoft Office 2003 Web Components is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6189
  • comment Microsoft Office 2007 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1211
  • comment Microsoft Office 2003 Web Components is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6189
  • comment Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2004
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5940
  • comment Microsoft Internet Security and Acceleration Server 2006
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6052
  • comment Microsoft Office Small Business Accounting 2006 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6181
description The Microsoft Office Web Components Spreadsheet ActiveX control (aka OWC10 or OWC11), as distributed in Office XP SP3 and Office 2003 SP3, Office XP Web Components SP3, Office 2003 Web Components SP3, Office 2003 Web Components SP1 for the 2007 Microsoft Office System, Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2004 SP3 and 2006 Gold and SP1, and Office Small Business Accounting 2006, when used in Internet Explorer, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted call to the msDataSourceObject method, as exploited in the wild in July and August 2009, aka "Office Web Components HTML Script Vulnerability."
family windows
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5809
status accepted
submitted 2009-08-11T13:00:00
title Office Web Components HTML Script Vulnerability
version 11
refmap via4
cert TA09-223A
confirm
misc
ms MS09-043
saint via4
bid 35642
description Microsoft Office Web Components OWC.Spreadsheet Evaluate method vulnerability
id win_patch_owcrce
osvdb 55806
title ms_office_web_components_spreadsheet_eval
type client
Last major update 12-10-2018 - 21:51
Published 15-07-2009 - 15:30
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