54960 : Microsoft Office Word Malformed Record Handling Overflow (2009-0565)
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2009-06-10

Description

<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2009-0565" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : Buffer overflow in Microsoft Office Word 2000 SP3, 2002 SP3, and 2007 SP1 and SP2; Microsoft Office for Mac 2004 and 2008; Open XML File Format Converter for Mac; and Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats SP1 and SP2 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a Word document with a malformed record that triggers memory corruption, aka &quot;Word Buffer Overflow Vulnerability.&quot;

Classification

Location: Local / Remote, Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Public, Exploit Commercial
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Microsoft has released a patch (MS09-027) to address this vulnerability.

Products

Unknown or Incomplete

References

Tools & Filters

39349

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 9.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2009-06-10 | Disagree?

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