MS12-059: Buffer Overflow in Microsoft Visio and Visio Viewer Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2733918)

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

Synopsis :

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

Description :

The remote host contains a version of Microsoft Visio or Visio Viewer
that is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.

A memory handling error exists when parsing specially crafted DFX files.
A remote attacker could exploit these issues by tricking a user into
opening a specially crafted Microsoft Visio file, resulting in arbitrary
code execution.

See also :

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.8
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

Nessus Plugin ID: 61534 ()

Bugtraq ID: 54934

CVE ID: CVE-2012-1888

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