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Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the Office
The remote host is running a version of Microsoft Office 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 which may be exploited to execute arbitrary code.
See also :
Microsoft has released a patch for Office XP.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.8
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
Nessus Plugin ID: 16332 ()
Bugtraq ID: 12480
CVE ID: CVE-2004-0848
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