MS05-035: Vulnerability in Word May Lead to Code Execution (903672)

This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Microsoft Word
that is subject to a flaw that could allow arbitrary code to be run.

An attacker may 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 the remote computer and have him open it. Then a bug in the font
parsing handler would result in code execution.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Word 2000 and XP.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.6
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 18679 ()

Bugtraq ID: 14216

CVE ID: CVE-2005-0564