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File Format Parsing Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5750

Stack-based buffer overflow 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 2004 and 2008 for Mac; and Open XML File Format Converter for Mac allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a BIFF file with a malformed record that triggers a user-influenced size calculation aka "File Format Parsing Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-3471
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Excel 2000
  • Microsoft Excel 2002
  • Microsoft Excel 2003
  • Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack
  • Microsoft Office Excel Viewer 2003
  • Microsoft Office Excel Viewer 2007
  • Microsoft Excel 2007