29428 : Microsoft Office Malformed Chart Record Unspecified Arbitrary Code Execution
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2006-10-10

Description

Microsoft Office contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to execute arbitrary code on the target machine. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability when Office parses a malformed chart record.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity, Loss of Availability
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Private, Exploit Unknown

Solution

Microsoft Corporation has released a patch to address this issue. Additionally, it is possible to correct the flaw by implementing the following workaround(s):

Do not open or save Microsoft Office files that are untrusted or that you receive from trusted sources unexpectedly.

Products

Microsoft Corporation
FrontPage
2000
2002
2003
Access
2002
2003
2000
Office
2000
2003 Professional Edition
2003 Small Business Edition
2003 Standard Edition
2003 Student and Teacher Edition
2004 for Mac
X for Mac
XP
Word
2000
2002
2003
Excel
2000
2002
2003
Outlook
2000
2002
2003
Publisher
2000
2002
2003
PowerPoint
2000
2002
2003
InfoPath
2003
Project
2002
2003
2000
Visio
2003
2002
Excel Viewer
2003
Word Viewer
2003
OneNote
2003

References

Tools & Filters

22535 22539

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 9.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2006-10-12 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_1 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_2 Integrity_impact_2 Availability_impact_2

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