40789 : Autonomy KeyView Multiple Products mwsr.dll DOC File Handling Overflow
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Time to Patch
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<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2007-5909" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : Multiple stack-based buffer overflows in Autonomy (formerly Verity) KeyView Viewer, Filter, and Export SDK before, as used by ActivePDF DocConverter, IBM Lotus Notes before 7.0.3, Symantec Mail Security, and other products, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted (1) AG file to kpagrdr.dll, (2) AW file to awsr.dll, (3) DLL or (4) EXE file to exesr.dll, (5) DOC file to mwsr.dll, (6) MIF file to mifsr.dll, (7) SAM file to lasr.dll, or (8) RTF file to rtfsr.dll. NOTE: the WPD (wp6sr.dll) vector is covered by CVE-2007-5910.


Location: Remote / Network Access, Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Patch / RCS, Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Private
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure


Upgrade to Lotus Notes version 7.0.3 or 8.0 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. In addition, IBM has released patches for some associated vulnerabilities.


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CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 9.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2007-11-12 | Disagree?

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