MS11-023: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2489293)

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VPR Score: 8.9

Synopsis

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

Description

The version of Microsoft Office installed on the remote host has multiple vulnerabilities :

- The path used for loading external libraries is not securely restricted. An attacker could exploit this by tricking a user into opening an Office file in a directory that contains a malicious DLL, resulting in arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2011-0107)

- An unspecified code execution vulnerability exists in Office. A remote attacker could exploit this by tricking a user into opening a maliciously crafted Office file. (CVE-2011-0977)

Solution

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Office XP, 2003, and 2007.

See Also

https://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-11-043/

https://www.nessus.org/u?99232b40

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 53380

File Name: smb_nt_ms11-023.nasl

Version: 1.25

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 4/13/2011

Updated: 8/5/2020

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

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 8.9

CVSS v2.0

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

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/12/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/7/2011

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-0107, CVE-2011-0977

BID: 46227, 47246

IAVA: 2011-A-0045-S

MSFT: MS11-023

MSKB: 2509461, 2509488, 2509503