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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Microsoft Word Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Word Memory Corruption Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1031189
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1031189
CVE Reference:   CVE-2014-6333, CVE-2014-6334, CVE-2014-6335   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 11 2014
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2007 SP3
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were 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 trigger a memory corruption error and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

A double object delete may occur [CVE-2014-6333].

An object index error may occur [CVE-2014-6334].

An invalid pointer error may occur [CVE-2014-6335].

Microsoft Word Viewer and Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack are also affected.

Ben Hawkes of Google Project Zero reported these vulnerabilities.

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 Word 2007 Service Pack 3:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=49fb5226-9469-4cde-b9a3-d7b3af927844

Microsoft Word Viewer:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=aca0422c-82b6-4749-88b8-dc1d87fc5c51

Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 3:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=1b5b9d91-ac5e-4098-a682-12576493a2f5

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

https://technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-069

Vendor URL:  technet.microsoft.com/library/security/ms14-069 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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