72685 : Microsoft Reader msreader.exe LIT File Handling Overflow
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2011-04-11

Description

Microsoft Reader is prone to an overflow condition. This issue is triggered by an integer overflow error in msreader.exe, when parsing certain eBook data a heap-based buffer overflow may occur. With a specially crafted LIT file, a context-dependent attacker can potentially execute arbitrary code.

Classification

Location: Local / Remote, Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Solution Unknown
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Uncoordinated Disclosure

Solution

OSVDB is not aware of a solution for this vulnerability.

Products

Microsoft Corporation
Microsoft Reader
2.1.1.3143

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