MS08-012: Vulnerability in Microsoft Publisher Could Allow Remote Code Execution (947085)

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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 may
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. 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 :

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

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 31046 ()

Bugtraq ID: 27739

CVE ID: CVE-2008-0102