MS03-035: Word Macros may run automatically (827653)

This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through VBA.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Microsoft Word that contains a
flaw in its handling of macro command execution. An attacker could use
this to execute arbitrary code on this host.

To succeed, the attacker would have to send a rogue Word file to a user
of this computer and have him open it. Then the macros contained in the
Word file would bypass the security model of Word and be executed.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms03-035

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Office.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 11831 ()

Bugtraq ID: 8533

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0664