Backdoor.Pcclient.B (MCID 8260)
Backdoor.Ginwui.E (MCID 8890)
Vulnerable component: Microsoft Word
CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:H/RL:O/RC:C
CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
The vulnerability is caused by boundary error when processing malformed function in Word files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted Word file, trick the victim into opening it and execute arbitrary code with privileges of the current user.
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability results in compromise of vulnerable system.
Note: this vulnerability is being actively exploited.
- Microsoft Word 2000 - Unspecified Code Execution [Exploit-DB]
- Microsoft Word 2000 - Malformed Function Code Execution [Exploit-DB]