MS11-024: Vulnerability in Windows Fax Cover Page Editor Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2527308)

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VPR Score: 8.9

Synopsis

A fax cover page editor on the remote host has a memory corruption vulnerability.

Description

The version of Windows Fax Cover Page Editor on the remote host has a heap-based buffer overflow vulnerability. A remote attacker could exploit this by tricking a user into opening a specially crafted fax cover page file, resulting in arbitrary code execution.

Solution

Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, 7, and 2008 R2.

See Also

http://retrogod.altervista.org/9sg_cov_bof.html

https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/SecurityBulletins/2011/ms11-024

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 53381

File Name: smb_nt_ms11-024.nasl

Version: 1.24

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 4/13/2011

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: 57033, 13855

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 8.9

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.6

Temporal Score: 6.6

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/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: 4/12/2011

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/26/2010

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-3974, CVE-2010-4701

BID: 45942, 45583

EDB-ID: 15839

IAVB: 2011-B-0045

MSFT: MS11-024

MSKB: 2491683, 2506212