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MS Word 97 Macro Names Buffer Overflow

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:585

Microsoft Word 97 98(J) 2000 and 2002 and Microsoft Works Suites 2001 through 2004 do not properly check the length of the "Macro names" data value which could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a buffer overflow attack.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows NT
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows ME
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows 98
  • Microsoft Windows 95
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2003-0820
Product(s):
  • Microsoft Word 97