Microsoft Office Filters Could Allow Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities (924090)

Published: 2008-08-19 12:38:55
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Summary:
This host is missing critical security update according to Microsoft Bulletin MS08-044.

Technical Details:
Multiple flaws due to memory corruption errors when processing specially crafted Encapsulated PostScript (EPS) files, and PICT, BMP, or WordPerfect Graphics (WPG) images.

Affected Versions:
Microsoft Office 2k SP3 on Windows (All). Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 3 on Windows (All). Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 2 on Windows (All). Microsoft Office Project 2002 Service Pack 1 on Windows (All).

Recommendations:
The vendor has released updates. Please see the references for more information.

Impact:
Remote exploitation could allow attackers to execute arbitrary code by tricking a user into opening a malicious office file, and also can crash an affected application.

Detection Type:
Windows Registry

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-3018
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-3019
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-3020
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-3021
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2008-3460

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30598
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30595
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30597
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30599
https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30600

References:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms08-044.mspx

Severity
High
CVSS Score
9.3
Published
2008-08-19
Modified
2019-05-03
Category
Windows : Microsoft Bulletins

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