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Word Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6133

Stack-based buffer overflow in Microsoft Office Word 2002 SP3 2003 SP3 and 2007 SP1 and SP2; Microsoft Office for Mac 2004 and 2008; Open XML File Format Converter for Mac; Microsoft Office Word Viewer 2003 SP3; Microsoft Office Word Viewer; and Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word Excel and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats SP1 and SP2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a Word document with a crafted tag containing an invalid length field aka "Word Buffer Overflow Vulnerability."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows XP
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2009-0563
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Word 2003
  • Microsoft Word 2002
  • Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack
  • Microsoft Office Word Viewer 2003
  • Microsoft Word 2007