MS10-023: Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Publisher Could Allow Remote Code Execution (981160)

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Synopsis :

The version of Microsoft Office installed on the remote host has a
buffer overflow vulnerability.

Description :

The Publisher component of Microsoft Office installed on the remote
host has a buffer overflow vulnerability.

A remote attacker could exploit this by tricking a user into opening a
specially crafted Publisher file, resulting in remote code execution.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS10-023

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Microsoft Office XP,
2003, and 2007.

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: 45510 ()

Bugtraq ID: 39347

CVE ID: CVE-2010-0479