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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Microsoft Word Vendors:   Microsoft
[Duplicate Entry] Microsoft Word Unspecified Vulnerability Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017579
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1017579
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-6456   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 19 2008
Original Entry Date:  Feb 1 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network

Version(s): 2003
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Word. 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 execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

This vulnerability is being actively exploited in limited situations.

The original advisory is available at:

http://www.symantec.com/enterprise/security_response/weblog/2007/01/multiple_organizations_targett.html

[Editor's note: Symantec has now indicated that this is not a new vulnerability. It is a different attack vector for a previously reported vulnerability (CVE-2006-6456; Alert ID 1017358). This duplicate entry will be deleted shortly.]

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:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL:  www.microsoft.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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