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Microsoft Word Malformed Function Memory Corruption

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Release Date:  2007-01-26    Last Update:  2007-02-13    Views:  44,710

Secunia Advisory SA23950

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Word, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to an unspecified error when parsing malformed functions. This can be exploited to corrupt memory via a specially crafted function in a Word document.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

NOTE: The vulnerability is currently being actively exploited.


Solution:
Apply patches.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Discovered as a 0-day.

Original Advisory:
MS07-014 (KB929434):
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS07-014.mspx

Microsoft:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/932114.mspx
http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/archive/2007/01/26/microsoft-security-advisory-932114-posted.aspx

Deep Links:
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