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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Microsoft Fax Cover Page Editor Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Fax Cover Page Editor Memory Corruption Error Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024925
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1024925
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-4701   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jan 21 2011
Original Entry Date:  Dec 27 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Microsoft Fax Cover Page Editor. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted '.cov' file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a memory corruption error and potentially execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

The original advisory is available at:

http://retrogod.altervista.org/9sg_cov_bof.html

Andrea Micalizzi aka rgod reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target user, will potentially 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:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)
Underlying OS Comments:  Tested on Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition R2 SP2

Message History:   None.


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