Vulnerability  oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12451
Excel Buffer Overrun Vulnerability  

Buffer overflow in Microsoft Excel 2002 SP3, 2003 SP3, and 2007 SP2; Office 2004 and 2008 for Mac; Open XML File Format Converter for Mac; Excel Viewer SP2; and Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats SP2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted Excel spreadsheet, related to improper validation of record information, aka "Excel Buffer Overrun Vulnerability."
Create Date: 2011-06-14 Last Update Date: 2013-09-30

Affected Platforms/Products

Affected Products (CPE + CVE references)
Platforms: windows (from OVAL definitions) Products: windows
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack
  • Microsoft Office Excel Viewer
  • Microsoft Excel 2003
  • Microsoft Excel 2002

References

Criteria

The system is vulnerable
IF : Any one of the following are true
IF : All of the following are true Vulnerable Compatibility Pack, Office 2007
IF : Excelcnv.exe version is less than 12.0.6557.5000
Windows : File Test :  Excelcnv.exe version is less than 12.0.6557.5000 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : File 
[[value of ${{windows:registry_object:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion : ProgramFilesDir [behaviours=]}}]]\Microsoft Office\Office12\excelcnv.exe
version less than 12.0.6557.5000 (datatype=version)
windows : file_state 
IF : Any one of the following are true Compatibility Pack or Office 2007
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1853
Microsoft Office 2007 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1211
IF : All of the following are true Vulnerable Excel Viewer 2007
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Microsoft Excel Viewer 2007 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6006
IF : Xlview.exe version is less than 12.0.6557.5000
Windows : File Test :  Xlview.exe version is less than 12.0.6557.5000 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : File 
[[value of ${{windows:registry_object:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Common\InstallRoot : Path [behaviours=]}}]]\xlview.exe
version less than 12.0.6557.5000 (datatype=version)
windows : file_state 
IF : All of the following are true Vulnerable Excel 2007
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Microsoft Excel 2007 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:1745
IF : Excel.exe version is less than 12.0.6557.5000
Windows : File Test :  Excel.exe version is less than 12.0.6557.5000 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : File 
[regex_capture=[[[value of ${{windows:registry_object:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Excel\InstallRoot : Path [behaviours=]}}]]]][pattern=^(.*[^\\])\\?$] \excel.exe
version less than 12.0.6557.5000 (datatype=version)
windows : file_state 
IF : All of the following are true Vulnerable Excel 2003
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Microsoft Excel 2003 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:764
IF : Excel.exe version is less than 11.0.8335.0
Windows : File Test :  Excel.exe version is less than 11.0.8335.0 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : File 
[regex_capture=[[[value of ${{windows:registry_object:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\11.0\Excel\InstallRoot : Path [behaviours=]}}]]]][pattern=^(.*[^\\])\\?$] \excel.exe
version less than 11.0.8335.0 (datatype=version)
windows : file_state 
IF : All of the following are true Vulnerable Excel 2002
Prerequisites (Extended Definitions)
Microsoft Excel 2002 is installed oval:org.mitre.oval:def:473
IF : Excel.exe version is less than 10.0.6871.0
Windows : File Test :  Excel.exe version is less than 10.0.6871.0 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : File 
[regex_capture=[[[value of ${{windows:registry_object:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\10.0\Excel\InstallRoot : Path [behaviours=]}}]]]][pattern=^(.*[^\\])\\?$] \excel.exe
version less than 10.0.6871.0 (datatype=version)
windows : file_state 

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