34387 : Microsoft Word Data Array Handling Remote Code Execution
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2007-05-08

Description

Microsoft Office contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to execute arbitrary code on the system. The issue is due to the Word failing to properly verify data within certain arrays. The issue is triggered by a specially crafted Word file that may allow arbitrary code execution resulting in a loss of integrity.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required, Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Microsoft has released patches for all versions to address this vulnerability.

Products

Microsoft Corporation
Office
2000 SP3
XP SP3
2003 SP2
2004 for Mac
Works
2004
2005
2006

References

Tools & Filters

25163 25173

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 9.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2007-05-09 | Disagree?

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