MS08-017: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Web Components Could Allow Remote Code Execution (933103)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Microsoft
Office Web Components.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Microsoft Office Web
Components that is subject to various flaws that could allow arbitrary
code to be run.

An attacker may use this to execute arbitrary code on this host.

To succeed, the attacker would have to send specially crafted URLS to
a user of the remote computer and have it process it with Microsoft
Office Web Components.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Office 2000, XP and 2003.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 31416 ()

Bugtraq ID: 28135

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4695

Ready to Amp Up Your Nessus Experience?

Get Nessus Professional to scan unlimited IPs, run compliance checks & more

Buy Nessus Professional Now