MS06-054: Vulnerability in Microsoft Publisher Could Allow Remote Code Execution (910729)

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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 Publisher that could
allow arbitrary code to be run.

To succeed, the attacker would have to send a rogue file to a user of
the remote computer and have it 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 Publisher 2000, XP and

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 22334 ()

Bugtraq ID: 19951

CVE ID: CVE-2006-0001