MS13-042: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Publisher Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2830397)

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Synopsis :

Microsoft Publisher, a component of Microsoft Office installed on the
remote host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The Publisher component of Microsoft Office installed on the remote
host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- The application has a negative value allocation
vulnerability. (CVE-2013-1316)

- The application has an integer overflow vulnerability.
(CVE-2013-1317)

- The application has a corrupt interface pointer
vulnerability. (CVE-2013-1318)

- The application has a return value handling
vulnerability. (CVE-2013-1319)

- The application has a buffer overflow vulnerability.
(CVE-2013-1320)

- The application has a return value validation
vulnerability. (CVE-2013-1321)

- The application has an invalid range check
vulnerability. (CVE-2013-1322)

- The application has an incorrect NULL value handling
vulnerability. (CVE-2013-1323)

- The application has a signed integer vulnerability.
(CVE-2013-1327)

- The application has a pointer handling vulnerability.
(CVE-2013-1328)

- The application has a buffer underflow vulnerability.
(CVE-2013-1329)

A remote attacker could exploit these by tricking a user into opening
a specially crafted Publisher file, resulting in remote code
execution.

See also :

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-042

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Microsoft Publisher 2003
SP3, 2007 SP3, and 2010 SP1.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.9
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false