MS12-059: Buffer Overflow in Microsoft Visio and Visio Viewer Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2733918)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote Windows host through Visio
or Visio Viewer.

Description :

The remote host contains a version of Microsoft Visio or Visio Viewer
that is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.

A memory handling error exists when parsing specially crafted DFX files.
A remote attacker could exploit these issues by tricking a user into
opening a specially crafted Microsoft Visio file, resulting in arbitrary
code execution.

See also :

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-12-143/
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/523938/30/0/threaded
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-059

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Visio 2010 and Visio Viewer
2010.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 61534 ()

Bugtraq ID: 54934

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1888