CVE-2009-0562

HIGH
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Description

The Office Web Components ActiveX Control in Microsoft Office XP SP3, Office 2003 SP3, Office XP Web Components SP3, Office 2003 Web Components SP3, Office 2003 Web Components SP1 for the 2007 Microsoft Office System, Internet Security and Acceleration (ISA) Server 2004 SP3 and 2006 SP1, and Office Small Business Accounting 2006 does not properly allocate memory, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors that trigger "system state" corruption, aka "Office Web Components Memory Allocation Vulnerability."

References

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022708

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-223A.html

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2009/ms09-043

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6337

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-08-12

Updated: 2018-10-12

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
40562MS09-043: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Web Components Could Allow Remote Code Execution (957638)NessusWindows : Microsoft Bulletins
high