MS12-079: Vulnerability in Microsoft Word Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2780642)
High Nessus Plugin ID 63226
SynopsisA Microsoft Office component installed on the remote host is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.
DescriptionThe version of Office, Office Compatibility Pack, Microsoft Word Viewer, Microsoft Office Web Apps, and/or Microsoft Share Point Server installed on the remote host has a remote code execution vulnerability. This is due to the way that Microsoft Office software parses RTF data and could allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code by tricking a user into opening a specially crafted RTF file.
SolutionMicrosoft has released a set of patches for Office 2003, 2007, 2010, Office Compatibility Pack, Microsoft Word Viewer, Microsoft Office Web Apps and Microsoft SharePoint Server.