MS12-031: Vulnerability in Microsoft Visio Viewer 2010 Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2597981)

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

Synopsis :

Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Microsoft
Visio Viewer.

Description :

The version of Microsoft Visio Viewer installed on the remote Windows
host is reportedly affected by a memory corruption vulnerability due
to the way the application handles memory when parsing specially
crafted Visio files.

An attacker who tricked a user on the affected host into opening a
specially crafted Visio file could leverage this issue to execute
arbitrary code in the context of the current user.

See also :

Solution :

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Visio Viewer 2010.

Risk factor :

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

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 59039 ()

Bugtraq ID: 53328

CVE ID: CVE-2012-0018

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