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Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (905413) Vulnerability Scan


Vulnerability Scan Summary
Acertains the version of WinWord.exe / Excel.exe

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Microsoft Office.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Microsoft Office
which is subject to a flaw which may allow arbitrary code to be run.

A possible hacker may use this to execute arbitrary code on this host.

To succeed, the attacker would have to send a rogue file to
a user of the remote computer and have it open it. Then a bug in
the font parsing handler would result in code execution.

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Word 2000, XP and 2003 :

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms06-012.mspx

Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.6
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:N)

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