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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Microsoft Word Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Word Lets Remote Users Cause Arbitrary Code to Be Executed
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017902
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1017902
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-1910   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 14 2008
Original Entry Date:  Apr 11 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Exploit Included:  Yes  

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 Word document that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a heap overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

A demonstration exploit is available at:

http://www.offensive-security.com/0day/0day.tar.gz

muts reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create a Word document 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:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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