MS12-065: Vulnerability in Microsoft Works Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2754670)

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Synopsis :

The remote Windows host could allow arbitrary code execution.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Microsoft Works for Windows
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, the attacker may be able to leverage this issue to run arbitrary
code on the host subject to the user's privileges.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a patch for Microsoft Works 9.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 62460 ()

Bugtraq ID: 55796

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2550