ID CVE-2008-4264
Summary Microsoft Office Excel 2000 SP3, 2002 SP3, 2003 SP3, and 2007 Gold and SP1; Excel Viewer 2003 Gold and SP3; Excel Viewer; Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats Gold and SP1; Office 2004 and 2008 for Mac; and Open XML File Format Converter for Mac allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Excel spreadsheet that contains a malformed formula, which triggers "pointer corruption" during the loading of formulas from this spreadsheet, aka "File Format Parsing Vulnerability." http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS08-074.mspx File Format Parsing Vulnerability - CVE-2008-4264 A remote code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Office Excel as a result of pointer corruption when loading Excel formulas. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Excel file that includes a malformed formula. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.
References
Vulnerable Configurations
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_excel:2000:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_excel:2000:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_excel:2002:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_excel:2002:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_excel:2003:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_excel:2003:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_excel:2007:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_excel:2007:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_excel:2007:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_excel:2007:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:20007_office_system:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:20007_office_system:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:20007_office_system:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:20007_office_system:sp1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2000:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2000:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2003:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2003:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:xp:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:xp:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2004:*:mac:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2004:*:mac:*:*:*:*:*
  • cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2008:*:mac:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office:2008:*:mac:*:*:*:*:*
  • 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:open_xml_file_format_converter:*:*:mac:*:*:*:*:*
    cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:open_xml_file_format_converter:*:*:mac:*:*:*:*:*
CVSS
Base: 9.3 (as of 12-10-2018 - 21:48)
Impact:
Exploitability:
CWE CWE-399
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 2014-06-30T04:11:02.661-04:00
class vulnerability
contributors
  • name Jeff Ito
    organization Secure Elements, Inc.
  • name Prashanth A.
    organization SecPod Technologies
  • 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 Office Compatibility Pack is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1853
  • comment Microsoft Excel Viewer 2007 is installed
    oval oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6006
description Microsoft Office Excel 2000 SP3, 2002 SP3, 2003 SP3, and 2007 Gold and SP1; Excel Viewer 2003 Gold and SP3; Excel Viewer; Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats Gold and SP1; Office 2004 and 2008 for Mac; and Open XML File Format Converter for Mac allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Excel spreadsheet that contains a malformed formula, which triggers "pointer corruption" during the loading of formulas from this spreadsheet, aka "File Format Parsing Vulnerability."
family windows
id oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5556
status accepted
submitted 2008-12-09T13:52:00-05:00
title File Format Parsing Vulnerability
version 29
refmap via4
bid 32621
cert TA08-344A
ms MS08-074
sectrack 1021368
vupen ADV-2008-3386
Last major update 12-10-2018 - 21:48
Published 10-12-2008 - 14:00
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