MS11-033: Vulnerability in WordPad Text Converters Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2485663)

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Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the installed
version of Microsoft WordPad.

Description :

The installed version of Microsoft WordPad includes text converters
that do not correctly parse certain fields in a Word document.

If an attacker can trick a user on the affected system into opening a
specially crafted Word document using WordPad, this issue could be
leveraged to execute arbitrary code subject to the user's privileges.

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 53390 ()

Bugtraq ID: 47236

CVE ID: CVE-2011-0028