CVE-2011-1279

high

Description

Microsoft Excel 2002 SP3 and 2003 SP3, Office 2004 and 2008 for Mac, and Open XML File Format Converter for Mac do not properly validate record information during parsing of Excel spreadsheets, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted spreadsheet, aka "Excel Out of Bounds WriteAV Vulnerability."

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/48164

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2011/ms11-045

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/67717

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A12373

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2011-06-16

Updated: 2018-10-12

Type: CWE-119

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