MS10-003: Vulnerability in Microsoft Office (MSO.DLL) Could Allow Remote Code Execution (978214)

high Nessus Plugin ID 44413

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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host contains a vulnerable version of Microsoft Office XP.
Opening a specially crafted Office file can result in a buffer overflow. A remote attacker could exploit this by tricking a user into opening a malicious Office file.

Solution

Microsoft has released a patch for Office XP.

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2010/ms10-003

http://www.coresecurity.com/content/excel-buffer-overflow

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 44413

File Name: smb_nt_ms10-003.nasl

Version: 1.25

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2/9/2010

Updated: 11/15/2018

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:office

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/9/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/9/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-0243

BID: 38073

MSFT: MS10-003

MSKB: 977896

CWE: 119