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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2000-0597

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.
Publish Date : 2000-06-27 Last Update Date : 2018-10-12
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2000-0597

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Excel 2000 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Powerpoint 97 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Microsoft Powerpoint 2000 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Excel 1
Microsoft Powerpoint 2

- References For CVE-2000-0597
BID 1399 Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.01 and Excel/Powerpoint 2000 ActiveX Object Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2000-06-27
MS MS00-049
BUGTRAQ 20000627 IE 5 and Excel 2000, PowerPoint 2000 vulnerability - executing programs

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2000-0597

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