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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Microsoft Office Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Office Buffer Overflow in OUACTRL.OCX ActiveX Control Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018107
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1018107
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-2903   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 12 2008
Original Entry Date:  May 24 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 2000
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Office. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

The CLSID of the affected control is: 8936033C-4A50-11D1-98A4-00A0C90F27C6

shinnai reported this vulnerability.

The original advisory is available at:

http://moaxb.blogspot.com/2007/05/moaxb-23-microsoft-office-2000.html

A demonstration exploit is available at:

http://www.shinnai.altervista.org/moaxb/20070523/ouactrltxt.html

Impact:   A remote user can create HTML 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.

[Editor's note: McAfee reports that this vulnerability was patched seven years ago, and that the patch is also included in Office 2000 SP3.]

Vendor URL:  www.microsoft.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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