ID CVE-2008-4019
Summary Integer overflow in the REPT function in Microsoft Excel 2000 SP3, 2002 SP3, 2003 SP2 and SP3, and 2007 Gold and SP1; Office Excel Viewer 2003 SP3; Office Excel Viewer; Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats Gold and SP1; Office SharePoint Server 2007 Gold and SP1; Office 2004 and 2008 for Mac; and Open XML File Format Converter for Mac allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an Excel file containing a formula within a cell, aka "Formula Parsing Vulnerability."
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsft:open_xml_file_format_converter:unknown:mac:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsft:open_xml_file_format_converter:unknown:mac:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2000:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2000:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2003:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2003:sp2:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2003:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2003:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2004:*:mac:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2004:*:mac:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2007:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2007:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2007:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2007:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2008:*:mac:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2008:*:mac:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:xp:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:xp:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_compatibility_pack_for_word_excel_ppt_2007:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_compatibility_pack_for_word_excel_ppt_2007:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_compatibility_pack_for_word_excel_ppt_2007:*:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_compatibility_pack_for_word_excel_ppt_2007:*:*:sp1:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_excel_viewer:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_excel_viewer:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_excel_viewer:2003:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_excel_viewer:2003:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_excel_viewer:2003:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_excel_viewer:2003:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_sharepoint_server:2007:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_sharepoint_server:2007:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_sharepoint_server:2007:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_sharepoint_server:2007:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_sharepoint_server:2007:sp1:x64:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_sharepoint_server:2007:sp1:x64:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_sharepoint_server:2007:unknown:x64:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_sharepoint_server:2007:unknown:x64:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 9.3 (as of 12-10-2018 - 21:48)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-189
CAPEC
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 2014-06-30T04:11:15.169-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Sudhir Gandhe
    organization Secure Elements, Inc.
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization Gideon Technologies, Inc.
  • name Dragos Prisaca
    organization Symantec Corporation
  • name Akihito Nakamura
    organization AIST
  • name Shane Shaffer
    organization G2, Inc.
  • name Josh Turpin
    organization Symantec Corporation
  • name Maria Kedovskaya
    organization ALTX-SOFT
  • name Maria Mikhno
    organization ALTX-SOFT
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 2007 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1745
  • comment Microsoft Excel Viewer 2003 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:439
  • comment Microsoft Excel Viewer 2007 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6006
  • comment Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1853
  • comment Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 is installed.
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:2313
description Integer overflow in the REPT function in Microsoft Excel 2000 SP3, 2002 SP3, 2003 SP2 and SP3, and 2007 Gold and SP1; Office Excel Viewer 2003 SP3; Office Excel Viewer; Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats Gold and SP1; Office SharePoint Server 2007 Gold and SP1; Office 2004 and 2008 for Mac; and Open XML File Format Converter for Mac allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an Excel file containing a formula within a cell, aka "Formula Parsing Vulnerability."
family windows
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6102
status accepted
submitted 2008-10-14T13:33:00
title Formula Parsing Vulnerability
version 32
refmap via4
bid 31706
cert TA08-288A
hp
  • HPSBST02379
  • SSRT080143
sectrack 1021044
secunia 32211
vupen ADV-2008-2808
xf
  • excel-rept-code-execution(45580)
  • win-ms08kb956416-update(45581)
saint via4
bid 31706
description Microsoft Excel formula parsing integer overflow
id win_patch_excel2000,win_patch_excel2003,win_patch_excel2007,win_patch_excelcpack,win_patch_excelview,win_patch_excelxp,win_patch_office2004macver,win_patch_office2008macver,win_patch_sharepoint2007
osvdb 49078
title excel_formula_parsing
type client
Last major update 12-10-2018 - 21:48
Published 15-10-2008 - 00:12
Last modified 12-10-2018 - 21:48
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