MS09-024: Vulnerability in Microsoft Works Converters Could Allow Remote Code Execution (957632)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Microsoft Works for Windows
document converters that is affected by a buffer overflow
vulnerability. If an attacker can trick a user on the affected host
into opening a specially crafted Works file, this issue could be
leveraged to run arbitrary code on the host subject to the user's
privileges.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS09-024

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Office 2000, 2003 and XP
as well as 2007 Microsoft Office System, Works 8.5 and Works 9.

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: 39346 ()

Bugtraq ID: 35184

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1533