MS12-028: Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2639185)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.

Synopsis :

The remote Windows host could allow arbitrary code execution.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of Microsoft Works for Windows
document converter 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, this issue could be leveraged to run
arbitrary code on the host subject to the user's privileges.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Microsoft Office 2007,
Microsoft Works 9, and Microsoft Works 6-9 File Converter.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 58660 ()

Bugtraq ID: 52867

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0177

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