CVE-2000-0597

Current Description

Microsoft Office 2000 (Excel and PowerPoint) and PowerPoint 97 are marked as safe for scripting, which allows remote attackers to force Internet Explorer or some email clients to save files to arbitrary locations via the Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) SaveAs function, aka the "Office HTML Script" vulnerability.

Basic Data

PublishedJune 27, 2000
Last ModifiedOctober 12, 2018
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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:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score7.5
SeverityHIGH
Exploitability Score10.0
Impact Score6.4
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegetrue
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
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftExcel2000*******
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftPowerpoint97*******
    2.3ApplicationMicrosoftPowerpoint2000*******

Vulnerable Software List

VendorProductVersions
Microsoft Powerpoint 2000, 97
Microsoft Excel 2000

References

NameSourceURLTags
1399http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1399BID
20000627 IE 5 and Excel 2000, PowerPoint 2000 vulnerability - executing programshttp://www.securityfocus.com/templates/archive.pike?list=1&msg=39589349.ED9DBCAB@nat.bgBUGTRAQExploit Patch Vendor Advisory
MS00-049https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2000/ms00-049MS