ID CVE-2006-3431
Summary Buffer overflow in certain Asian language versions of Microsoft Excel might allow user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted STYLE record in a spreadsheet that triggers the overflow when the user attempts to repair the document or selects the "Style" option, as demonstrated by nanika.xls. NOTE: Microsoft has confirmed to CVE via e-mail that this is different than the other Excel vulnerabilities announced before 20060707, including CVE-2006-3059 and CVE-2006-3086.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:excel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:excel:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 7.5 (as of 18-10-2018 - 16:47)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE NVD-CWE-Other
CAPEC
Access
VectorComplexityAuthentication
NETWORK LOW NONE
Impact
ConfidentialityIntegrityAvailability
PARTIAL PARTIAL PARTIAL
cvss-vector via4 AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
oval via4
accepted 2012-05-28T04:01:43.980-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Robert L. Hollis
    organization ThreatGuard, Inc.
  • name Shane Shaffer
    organization G2, Inc.
definition_extensions
  • comment Microsoft Excel 2000 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:758
  • comment Microsoft Excel 2002 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:473
  • comment Microsoft Excel 2003 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:764
  • comment Microsoft Excel Viewer 2003 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:439
description Buffer overflow in certain Asian language versions of Microsoft Excel might allow user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted STYLE record in a spreadsheet that triggers the overflow when the user attempts to repair the document or selects the "Style" option, as demonstrated by nanika.xls. NOTE: Microsoft has confirmed to CVE via e-mail that this is different than the other Excel vulnerabilities announced before 20060707, including CVE-2006-3059 and CVE-2006-3086.
family windows
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:431
status accepted
submitted 2006-10-11T05:29:41
title Excel Malformed STYLE Record Vulnerability
version 13
refmap via4
bid 18872
bugtraq
  • 20060703 Excel 2000/XP/2003 Style 0day POC
  • 20060707 Major updates to Excel 0-day Vulnerability FAQ at SecuriTeam Blogs
  • 20060711 New CVE number states Excel Style handling as a separate issue
hp
  • HPSBST02161
  • SSRT061264
ms MS06-059
sectrack 1016430
secunia 20268
vupen ADV-2006-2689
Last major update 18-10-2018 - 16:47
Published 07-07-2006 - 18:05
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