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Microsoft Word Three Code Execution Vulnerabilities

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Description


Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Microsoft Word, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

1) An unspecified error within the handling of data in arrays can be exploited via a specially crafted Word document.

2) An unspecified error when handling objects in Word Document streams can be exploited to cause memory corruption via a specially crafted Word document.

NOTE: This vulnerability is currently being actively exploited.

3) An unspecified error when processing certain rich text (RTF) properties can be exploited to cause memory corruption via a specially crafted file.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerabilities allows execution of arbitrary code.


Solution:
Apply patches.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
1) Reported by the vendor.
2) Discovered as a 0-day.
3) Discovered by an anonymous person and reported via iDefense Labs.

Original Advisory:
MS07-024 (KB934232):
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS07-024.mspx

Microsoft:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/933052.mspx

iDefense Labs:
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=525

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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