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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Microsoft Publisher Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Publisher File Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1039322
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1039322
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-8725   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 12 2017
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2007 SP3, 2010 SP2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Publisher. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger an object memory handling error and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Phil Blankenship, Cerberus Security, reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8725

Vendor URL:  portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8725 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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