MS Office Word malformed Sprm record buffer overflow

2009-08-05T00:00:00
ID SAINT:726F78FE3406117643C43457A1550CFC
Type saint
Reporter SAINT Corporation
Modified 2009-08-05T00:00:00

Description

Added: 08/05/2009
CVE: CVE-2009-0565
BID: 35190
OSVDB: 54960

Background

Microsoft Office Word is Microsoft's word processing software, released as a component of Microsoft Office suite.

Problem

A buffer overflow in Microsoft Office Word allows remote command execution when a specially crafted Word file with a malformed Sprm record is processed.

Resolution

Install the patch referenced in Microsoft Security Bulletin 09-027.

References

<http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS09-027.mspx>

Limitations

Exploit works on Windows XP SP3 with DEP enabled, and requires a user to open the exploit file in Microsoft Office Word 2002 SP3 with patch KB956329.

Platforms

Windows