Vulnerability  oval:org.mitre.oval:def:585
MS Word 97 Macro Names Buffer Overflow  

Microsoft Word 97, 98(J), 2000, and 2002, and Microsoft Works Suites 2001 through 2004, do not properly check the length of the "Macro names" data value, which could allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a buffer overflow attack.
Create Date: 2003-11-19 Last Update Date: 2005-04-11

Affected Platforms/Products

Affected Products (CPE + CVE references)
Platforms: windows (from OVAL definitions) Products: windows
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
  • Microsoft Windows NT
  • Microsoft Windows ME
  • Microsoft Windows 98
  • Microsoft Windows 95
  • Microsoft Word 97



The system is vulnerable
IF : All of the following are true
IF : Word 97 is installed
independent : unknown_test :  Word 97 is installed 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Unknown object (Object depth limit may be exceeded) !!!
IF : the version of winword.exe is less than
Windows : File Test :  the version of winword.exe is less than 
At least one of the objects listed below must exist on the system (Existence check)
Windows : File Word 97 winword.exe
[regex_capture=[[[value of ${{windows:registry_object:HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Office\8.0\Word\InstallRoot : Path [behaviours=]}}]]]][pattern=^(.*[^\\])\\?$] \winword.exe
version less than (datatype=version)
windows : file_state 

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