MS04-027: Vulnerability in WordPerfect Converter (884933)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Microsoft Office that contains
a flaw in its WordPerfect converter, that could allow an attacker to
execute arbitrary code on the remote host.

To exploit this flaw, an attacker would need to send a specially crafted
file to a user on the remote host and wait for him to open it using
Microsoft Office.

When opening the malformed file, Microsoft Office will encounter a
buffer overflow that could be exploited to execute arbitrary code.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms04-027

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Office 2000, XP and
2003.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 14732 ()

Bugtraq ID: 11172

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0573