CVE-1999-1259

Current Description

Microsoft Office 98, Macintosh Edition, does not properly initialize the disk space used by Office 98 files and effectively inserts data from previously deleted files into the Office file, which could allow attackers to obtain sensitive information.

Basic Data

PublishedDecember 31, 1999
Last ModifiedOctober 10, 2017
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Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactNONE
CVSS 2 - Base Score2.1
SeverityLOW
Exploitability Score3.9
Impact Score2.9
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.

Configurations

  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftOffice98*mac*****

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Microsoft Office 98

References

NameSourceURLTags
Q189529http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q189/5/29.aspMSKBPATCH Vendor Advisory
office-extraneous-data(1780)https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/1780XF