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Microsoft Visio Two Code Execution Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2007-06-12    Last Update:  2007-06-26    Views:  19,234

Secunia Advisory SA25619

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


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

1) An input validation error in the handling of the version number field in a Visio (.VSD, VSS, or .VST) file can be exploited to corrupt memory via a specially crafted Visio file.

2) An error in the handling of packed objects in a Visio file can be exploited to corrupt memory via a specially crafted Visio 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) The vendor credits Chris Ries, Vigilant Minds.

Original Advisory:
MS07-030 (KB927051):
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS07-030.mspx

Deep Links:
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