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CVE Number Vulnerability Product Severity Date
MS08-013 Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (947108) Microsoft Office Critical 13-02-2008

Technical Information

Brief overview of the risk:
The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Microsoft Office document with a malformed object inserted into the document.
Detailed Information on the risk:
An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. 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.Further information on this exploit is available at : MS08-013

Affected Software

Microsoft Office 2000 Service Pack 3
Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 3
Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 2
Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac