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Microsoft RichEdit OLE Dialog Memory Corruption Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2007-02-13    Last Update:  2007-02-15    Views:  18,442

Secunia Advisory SA24152

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Operating System:

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a users system.

The vulnerability is caused due to an error in RichEdit components handling of OLE objects in RTF (Rich Text Format) files. This can be exploited to cause a memory corruption by e.g. tricking a user into opening a malicious RTF document using a Microsoft Office application and interact with a specially crafted, embedded OLE object.


Solution:
Apply patches.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
The vendor credits:
* Kostya Kortchinsky of Immunity, Inc.
* Fabrice Desclaux of EADS Common Research Center.

Original Advisory:
MS07-013 (KB918118):
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS07-013.mspx

Deep Links:
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