VDB-76491 · CVE-2015-2415 · BID 75647

Microsoft Excel 2007 SP3/2010 SP2/2013 RT SP1/2013 SP1 Office Document memory corruption

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in Microsoft Excel 2007 SP3/2010 SP2/2013 RT SP1/2013 SP1 (Spreadsheet Software). This affects some unknown functionality of the component Office Document Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-119. The software performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Microsoft Excel 2007 SP3, Excel 2010 SP2, Excel 2013 SP1, Excel 2013 RT SP1, and Office Compatibility Pack SP3 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted Office document, aka "Microsoft Office Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

The weakness was released 07/14/2015 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at technet.microsoft.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2015-2415 since 03/19/2015. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 84739 (MS15-070: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3072620)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows : Microsoft Bulletins. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 110257 (Microsoft Office Multiple Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities (MS15-070)).

Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 20174.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at Vulnerability Center (SBV-51209) and Tenable (84739). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 76462, 76463, 76464 and 76465.






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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 84739
Nessus Name: MS15-070: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (3072620)
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OpenVAS ID: 801345
OpenVAS Name: Microsoft Office Excel Multiple Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities (3072620)
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03/19/2015 🔍
07/14/2015 +117 days 🔍
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Vendor: microsoft.com

Advisory: technet.microsoft.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2015-2415 (🔍)

SecurityTracker: 1032899
Vulnerability Center: 51209 - [MS15-070] Microsoft Excel Remote Code Execution due to Memory Corruption - CVE-2015-2415, Critical
SecurityFocus: 75647

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Created: 07/15/2015 02:12 PM
Updated: 05/31/2022 08:47 PM
Changes: 07/15/2015 02:12 PM (62), 07/12/2017 12:14 PM (6), 05/31/2022 08:40 PM (3), 05/31/2022 08:47 PM (1)
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