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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-6561

Unspecified vulnerability in Microsoft Word 2000, 2002, and Word Viewer 2003 allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted DOC file that triggers memory corruption, as demonstrated via the 12122006-djtest.doc file, a different issue than CVE-2006-5994 and CVE-2006-6456.
Publish Date : 2006-12-14 Last Update Date : 2018-05-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeMemory corruption
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
Word Count Vulnerability oval:org.mitre.oval:def:332 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-6561

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Office XP SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Office 2000 SP3 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Office 2003 SP2 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Microsoft Office 2004 * MAC * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Microsoft Word 2000 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Microsoft Word 2002 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Microsoft Word 2003 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Microsoft Word Viewer 2003 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Microsoft Works 2004 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Microsoft Works 2005 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Microsoft Works 2006 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Office 4
Microsoft Word 3
Microsoft Word Viewer 1
Microsoft Works 3

- References For CVE-2006-6561 CONFIRM
VUPEN ADV-2006-4997
SECTRACK 1017390
BID 21589 Microsoft Word Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2007-11-01
CERT-VN VU#996892
BUGTRAQ 20061212 Re: Re: The newest Word flaw is due to malformed data structure handling
XF word-pointer-code-execution(30885)
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:332

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-6561

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