Microsoft Publisher File Conversion Textbox buffer overflow

2010-04-30T00:00:00
ID SAINT:2C9ABF2E06955FA60C72EC6F79302D75
Type saint
Reporter SAINT Corporation
Modified 2010-04-30T00:00:00

Description

Added: 04/30/2010
CVE: CVE-2010-0479
BID: 39347
OSVDB: 63748

Background

Microsoft Office Publisher, part of the Microsoft Office suite, is a product for creating publications and marketing materials.

Problem

A buffer overflow vulnerability allows command execution when a user loads a Publisher 97 file containing a specially crafted Textbox item.

Resolution

Apply the patch referenced in Microsoft Security Bulletin 10-023.

References

<http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms10-023.mspx>

Limitations

Exploit works on Microsoft Office Publisher 2007 SP2 and requires a user to open the exploit file.

Platforms

Windows XP