MS07-013: Vulnerability in Microsoft RichEdit Could Allow Remote Code Execution (918118)

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Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the RichEdit
component provided with Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office

Description :

The remote host contains a version of Microsoft Windows and/or
Microsoft Office that has a vulnerability in the RichEdit component that
could be abused by an attacker to execute arbitrary code on the remote

To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would need to spend a
specially crafted RTF file to a user on the remote host and lure him
into opening it.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows 2000, XP and

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 24337 ()

Bugtraq ID: 21876

CVE ID: CVE-2006-1311