MS08-017: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Web Components Could Allow Remote Code Execution (933103)

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Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Microsoft
Office Web Components.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Microsoft Office Web Components
that is subject to various flaws that could allow arbitrary code
to be run.

An attacker may use this to execute arbitrary code on this host.

To succeed, the attacker would have to send specially crafted
URLS to a user of the remote computer and have it process it with
Microsoft Office Web Components.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS08-017

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 31416 ()

Bugtraq ID: 28135
28136

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4695
CVE-2007-1201