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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Microsoft Visio Vendors:   Microsoft
Visio File Version Number and Packed Object Validation Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018227
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1018227
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-0934, CVE-2007-0936   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 12 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2002, 2003
Description:   Some vulnerabilities were reported in Visio. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a Visio file (.VSD, VSS, or .VST) with a specially crafted version number that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target system [CVE-2007-0934]. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

A Visio file with a specially crafted packed object can also cause arbitrary code execution [CVE-2007-0936].

Microsoft Office 2003 includes the affected component.

Microsoft credits Chris Ries of Vigilant Minds for reporting the document packaging vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create a Visio 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 Visio 2002 Service Pack 2:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details/aspx?FamilyId=FC1D0483-27E8-4541-B81D-4A47973BEA30

Microsoft Visio 2003 Service Pack 2:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=C47F432E-8538-42FD-92C9-7E0F1D643E8E

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms07-030.mspx

Vendor URL:  www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms07-030.mspx (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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