MS09-068: Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Word Could Allow Remote Code Execution (976307)

This script is Copyright (C) 2009-2015 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Microsoft

Description :

The remote Windows host is running a version of Microsoft Word or
Word Viewer that is affected by a memory corruption vulnerability. If
an attacker can trick a user on the affected host into opening a
specially crafted Word file, he could leverage this issue to execute
arbitrary code subject to the user's privileges.

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 42442 ()

Bugtraq ID: 36950

CVE ID: CVE-2009-3135

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