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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Microsoft Publisher Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Publisher Buffer Overflow in Parsing '.pub' Files Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1016825
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1016825
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-0001   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 12 2006
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): Office Publisher 2000, 2002, and 2003
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 Publisher (.pub) file containing a specially crafted string that, when parsed by the target user with Publisher, will trigger a buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Microsoft credits Stuart Pearson of Computer Terrorism with reporting this vulnerability.

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

Microsoft Office 2000 Service Pack 3:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=461A126B-596F-4E84-99FD-03554AC55213

Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 3:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=0356B9FB-2CD5-4A50-95F6-54846D39B6EA

Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 1 and Service Pack 2:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=2EEB43F1-E2B6-4B78-98A1-E8B04242438A

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms06-054.mspx

Vendor URL:  www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms06-054.mspx (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:   Windows (2000), Windows (2003), Windows (XP)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Tue, 12 Sep 2006 13:36:18 -0400
Subject:  Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-054: Vulnerability in Microsoft Publisher Could Allow Remote Code Execution (910729)


http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms06-054.mspx

CVE-2006-0001
 
 


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