MS06-038: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (917284)

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Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Microsoft

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Microsoft Office that could
allow arbitrary code to be run on this host.

To succeed, the attacker would have to send a rogue file to a user of
the remote computer and have him open it with Microsoft Office.

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.2
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 22032 ()

Bugtraq ID: 18912

CVE ID: CVE-2006-1316