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Flaw in Word Fields and Excel External Updates Could Lead to Information Disclosure

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:202

Microsoft Word and Excel allow remote attackers to steal sensitive information via certain field codes that insert the information when the document is returned to the attacker as demonstrated in Word using (1) INCLUDETEXT or (2) INCLUDEPICTURE aka "Flaw in Word Fields and Excel External Updates Could Lead to Information Disclosure."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2002-1143
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Word 2000