MS06-047: Vulnerability in Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications Could Allow Remote Code Execution (921645)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Microsoft Visual Basic for
Applications that is vulnerable to a buffer overflow when handling
malformed documents.

An attacker may exploit this flaw to execute arbitrary code on this
host by sending a malformed file to a user of the remote host.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Office.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 22189 ()

Bugtraq ID: 19414

CVE ID: CVE-2006-3649