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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2000-0788

The Mail Merge tool in Microsoft Word does not prompt the user before executing Visual Basic (VBA) scripts in an Access database, which could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary commands.
Publish Date : 2000-10-20 Last Update Date : 2018-10-12
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
10.0
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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) Execute Code
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2000-0788

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Microsoft Access 2000 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Microsoft Word 2000 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Microsoft Access 1
Microsoft Word 1

- References For CVE-2000-0788

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2000/ms00-071
MS MS00-071
http://www.securityfocus.com/templates/archive.pike?list=1&msg=398EB9CA.27E03A9C@nat.bg
BUGTRAQ 20000807 MS Word and MS Access vulnerability - executing arbitrary programs, may be exploited by IE/Outlook
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/1566
BID 1566 Microsoft Word 97 / 2000 Mail Merge Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2000-08-07
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/5322
XF word-mail-merge(5322)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2000-0788

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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