MS10-056: Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Word Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2269638)

high Nessus Plugin ID 48293

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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Windows host is running a version of Microsoft Word or Word Viewer that is affected by several vulnerabilities. If an attacker can trick a user on the affected host into opening a specially crafted Word file, he could leverage this issue to execute arbitrary code subject to the user's privileges.

Solution

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

See Also

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2010/ms10-056

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 48293

File Name: smb_nt_ms10-056.nasl

Version: 1.30

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 8/11/2010

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: smb_nt_ms02-031.nasl, office_installed.nasl, ms_bulletin_checks_possible.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.2

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:office, cpe:/a:microsoft:works, cpe:/a:microsoft:word, cpe:/a:microsoft:word_viewer, cpe:/a:microsoft:office_compatibility_pack

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/10/2010

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/10/2010

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-1900, CVE-2010-1901, CVE-2010-1902, CVE-2010-1903

BID: 42130, 42132, 42133, 42136

MSFT: MS10-056

MSKB: 2251389, 2251399, 2251419, 2251437, 2277947