MS10-067: Vulnerability in WordPad Text Converters Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2259922)

High Nessus Plugin ID 49225


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


The remote host contains a vulnerable version of Microsoft WordPad, Office, or Office Converter Pack. Opening a specially crafted Word 97 file can result in the execution of arbitrary code. A remote attacker could exploit this by tricking a user into opening a malicious Word file.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for XP and 2003.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 49225

File Name: smb_nt_ms10-067.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.17 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2010/09/14

Modified: 2017/07/26

Dependencies: 57033, 11336

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:microsoft:windows

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2010/09/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/09/14

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2563

BID: 43122

OSVDB: 67983

MSFT: MS10-067

MSKB: 2259922