MS03-037: Visual Basic for Application Overflow (822715)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Microsoft Visual Basic for
Applications that is vulnerable to a buffer overflow when handling
malformed documents.

An attacker may exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary code on this
host by sending a malformed file to a user of the remote host.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms03-037

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 : 6.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 11832 ()

Bugtraq ID: 8534

CVE ID: CVE-2003-0347