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Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Word.
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 :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Word 2000 and XP.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.5
Public Exploit Available : false
Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
Nessus Plugin ID: 18679 ()
Bugtraq ID: 14216
CVE ID: CVE-2005-0564
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