MS08-044: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Filters Could Allow Remote Code Execution (924090)

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the
Microsoft Office filters.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of some Microsoft Office filters
that are subject to various flaws that could allow arbitrary code to
be run.

An attacker may use these to execute arbitrary code on this host.

To succeed, the attacker would have to send a rogue file to a user of
the remote computer and have it import it with Microsoft Office.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Office 2000, XP and 2003.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.1
CVSS Temporal Score : 4.2
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 33873 ()

Bugtraq ID: 30595

CVE ID: CVE-2008-3018

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