Executive Summary

Title Vulnerability in Microsoft Word Could Allow Remote Code Execution (942695)
Name MS07-060 First vendor Publication 2007-10-09
Vendor Microsoft Last vendor Modification 2007-10-09
Severity (Vendor) Critical Revision N/A

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Cvss Base Score 9.3 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 10 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 8.6 Authentication None Required
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This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Word that could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Word file with a malformed string. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights.

Original Source

Url : http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms07-060.mspx

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-94 Failure to Control Generation of Code ('Code Injection')

OVAL Definitions

Definition Id: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1879
Oval ID: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1879
Title: Word Memory Corruption Vulnerability
Description: Unspecified vulnerability in Microsoft Word 2000 SP3, Word 2002 SP3, and Office 2004 for Mac allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a malformed string in a Word file, aka "Word Memory Corruption Vulnerability."
Family: windows Class: vulnerability
Reference(s): CVE-2007-3899
Version: 3
Platform(s): Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Microsoft Windows Vista
Product(s): Microsoft Word 2000
Microsoft Word 2002
Definition Synopsis:

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 3
Application 2

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
37632 Microsoft Word Unspecified Memory Corruption

Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM)

Date Description
2007-10-11 IAVM : 2007-A-0047 - Microsoft Word Workspace Memory Corruption Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
Severity : Category II - VMSKEY : V0015303

Snort® IPS/IDS

Date Description
2014-01-10 Microsoft Word for Mac 5 file magic detected
RuleID : 23700 - Revision : 6 - Type : FILE-IDENTIFY
2014-01-10 Microsoft Word for Mac 5 file magic detected
RuleID : 12641 - Revision : 19 - Type : FILE-IDENTIFY

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2010-10-20 Name : An application installed on the remote Mac OS X host is affected by a remote ...
File : macosx_ms07-060.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO
2007-10-09 Name : Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Microsoft Word.
File : smb_nt_ms07-060.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

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