Microsoft Office Excel Malformed Graphic Arbitrary Code Execution

2006-03-14T14:32:39
ID OSVDB:23901
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 2006-03-14T14:32:39

Description

Vulnerability Description

A user-complicit overflow exists in Excel. The product fails to correctly interpret an undisclosed graphic file format resulting in a buffer overflow. With a specially crafted request, an attacker can cause arbitrary code execution resulting in a loss of integrity.

Solution Description

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, the vendor has released a patch to address this vulnerability.

Short Description

A user-complicit overflow exists in Excel. The product fails to correctly interpret an undisclosed graphic file format resulting in a buffer overflow. With a specially crafted request, an attacker can cause arbitrary code execution resulting in a loss of integrity.

References:

Security Tracker: 1015766 Secunia Advisory ID:19138 Related OSVDB ID: 23902 Related OSVDB ID: 23899 Related OSVDB ID: 23900 Related OSVDB ID: 23903 Related OSVDB ID: 23898 Microsoft Security Bulletin: MS06-012 Microsoft Knowledge Base Article: 905413 ISS X-Force ID: 25229 CVE-2006-0030