MS11-023: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2489293)
High Nessus Plugin ID 53380
SynopsisArbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through Microsoft Office.
DescriptionThe 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)
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Office XP, 2003, and 2007.