MS12-057: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2731879)

High Nessus Plugin ID 61532


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


The remote Windows host has a version of Microsoft Office that is potentially affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.
Specially crafted Computer Graphics Metafile (CGM) graphics files can be used to exploit this vulnerability and allow an attacker to take control of an affected system.


Microsoft has released a set of patches for Office 2007 and 2010.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 61532

File Name: smb_nt_ms12-057.nasl

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Agent: windows

Published: 2012/08/15

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 11336, 57033, 27524

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:office

Required KB Items: SMB/MS_Bulletin_Checks/Possible

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/08/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/08/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2524

BID: 54876

MSFT: MS12-057

IAVB: 2012-B-0075

MSKB: 2553260, 2589322, 2596615, 2596754, 2687501, 2687510