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Word Record Parsing Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5897

Microsoft Office Word 2002 SP3 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a .doc file that contains malformed data as exploited in the wild in July 2008 and as demonstrated by attachement.doc.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows XP
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2008-2244
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Excel 2002
  • Microsoft Word 2003