MS09-043: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Web Components Control Could Allow Remote Code Execution (973472)

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host contains an ActiveX control that could allow
remote code execution.

Description :

The remote Windows host includes Microsoft Office Web Components, a
collection of Component Object Model (COM) controls for publishing and
viewing spreadsheets, charts, and databases on the web.

A privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Office Web Components
reportedly can be abused to corrupt the system state and allow execution
of arbitrary code.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/advisory/973472
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS09-043

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Office XP and 2003, as well
as for Microsoft ISA server.

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: 39783 ()

Bugtraq ID: 35642

CVE ID: CVE-2009-1136