SecurityTracker.com
    Home    |    View Topics    |    Search    |    Contact Us    |   

SecurityTracker
Archives


 


Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Microsoft Word Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Word RTF Shape Data Parsing Error Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1028553
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1028553
CVE Reference:   CVE-2013-1335   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 14 2013
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2003 SP3, Word Viewer
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 RTF file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a flaw in the processing of shape data and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Will Dormann of the CERT/CC reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create an RTF 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 Word 2003 Service Pack 3:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=3ce44436-5890-4e04-be9d-b8c353f23ff3

Microsoft Word Viewer:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=2cac9dd5-5d5b-4830-b166-acc9ab82152b

A restart may be required.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-043

Vendor URL:  technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-043 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents



[Original Message Not Available for Viewing]


Go to the Top of This SecurityTracker Archive Page





Home   |    View Topics   |    Search   |    Contact Us

This web site uses cookies for web analytics. Learn More

Copyright 2019, SecurityGlobal.net LLC