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The remote Windows host could allow arbitrary code execution.
The remote host is running a version of Microsoft Works for Windows
document converter that is affected by a heap 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 :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Microsoft Office 2007,
Microsoft Works 9, and Microsoft Works 6-9 File Converter.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
Nessus Plugin ID: 58660 ()
Bugtraq ID: 52867
CVE ID: CVE-2012-0177
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