MS12-079: Vulnerability in Microsoft Word Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2780642)

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Synopsis :

A Microsoft Office component installed on the remote host is affected
by a remote code execution vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Office, Office Compatibility Pack, Microsoft Word
Viewer, Microsoft Office Web Apps, and/or Microsoft Share Point Server
installed on the remote host has a remote code execution
vulnerability. This is due to the way that Microsoft Office software
parses RTF data and could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code
by tricking a user into opening a specially crafted RTF file.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/Bulletin/MS12-079

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Office 2003, 2007, 2010,
Office Compatibility Pack, Microsoft Word Viewer, Microsoft Office Web
Apps and Microsoft SharePoint Server.

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: 63226 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56834

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2539