MS11-033: Vulnerability in WordPad Text Converters Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2485663)
High Nessus Plugin ID 53390
SynopsisArbitrary code can be executed on the remote host through the installed version of Microsoft WordPad.
DescriptionThe installed version of Microsoft WordPad includes text converters that do not correctly parse certain fields in a Word document.
If an attacker can trick a user on the affected system into opening a specially crafted Word document using WordPad, this issue could be leveraged to execute arbitrary code subject to the user's privileges.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for XP and 2003.