MS05-005: Vulnerability in Microsoft Office XP could allow Remote Code Execution (873352)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

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 :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a patch for Office XP.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.3
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 16332 ()

Bugtraq ID: 12480

CVE ID: CVE-2004-0848