31888 : Microsoft Malware Protection Engine PDF File Parsing Remote Code Execution
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2007-02-13

Description

A local overflow exists in Malware Protection Engine. mpengine.dll fails to validate PDF files resulting in an integer overflow. With a specially crafted file, an attacker can cause arbitrary code execution resulting in a loss of integrity.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required, Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Microsoft has released a patch to address this vulnerability.

Products

Microsoft Corporation
Live OneCare
Unspecified
Antigen for Exchange
9.x
Antigen for SMTP Gateway
9.x
Windows Defender
Unspecified
x64 Edition
for Windows Vista
Forefront Security for Exchange Server
Unspecified
Forefront Security for Sharepoint
Unspecified

References

Tools & Filters

24334

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 9.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2007-02-13 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_1 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_2 Integrity_impact_2 Availability_impact_2

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