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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Microsoft Word Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Office Word RTF, Word, and HTML Processing Errors Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024298
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1024298
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-1900, CVE-2010-1901, CVE-2010-1902, CVE-2010-1903   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Sep 2 2010
Original Entry Date:  Aug 10 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2002 SP3, 2003 SP3, 2007 SP2, 2004 for Mac, 2008 for Mac; and prior service packs
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Microsoft Office Word. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a Word file with specially crafted records that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target system [CVE-2010-1900]. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

L.W.Z of team509 reported this vulnerability via TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative.

A remote user can create a specially crafted RTF file or e-mail message that, when loaded by the target user via Word, will execute arbitrary code on the target system [CVE-2010-1901]. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Wushi of team509 reported this vulnerability via VeriSign iDefense Labs.

A remote user can create a specially crafted RTF file or e-mail message that, when loaded by the target user via Word, will trigger a buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system [CVE-2010-1902]. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

team509 reported this vulnerability via VeriSign iDefense Labs.

A remote user can create a Word file that contains specially crafted HTML linked objects that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a memory corruption error and execute arbitrary code [CVE-2010-1903]. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Rodrigo Rubira Branco of the Check Point IPS Research Team reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued the following fixes:

Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 3, Microsoft Office Word 2002 Service Pack 3:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=978eb887-25b6-4dde-a2ec-d2d1e7f1a434

Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 3, Microsoft Office Word 2003 Service Pack 3:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=4360bcec-0731-4d4a-89eb-7d28a4607f06

2007 Microsoft Office System Service Pack 2, Microsoft Office Word 2007 Service Pack 2:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=0d7210a3-662e-41e7-affc-ae94f9d89388

On September 1, 2010, the vendor noted that Word 7 users need to apply security update package KB2277947 in addition to security update package KB2251419.

Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=d2f44d4a-7cd8-4514-b3ff-1770bc47d595

Microsoft Office 2008 for Mac:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=6ece112f-0ca7-4b1f-ad20-603950edee66

Open XML File Format Converter for Mac:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=a7b834a3-5a44-42d4-afe9-6ef207333834

Microsoft Office Word Viewer:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=39fe2229-9201-4270-bdc1-20bc8e30a766

Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats Service Pack 2:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=ed5b9671-651d-41f3-aed3-93ee8a28657f

Microsoft Works 9:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?familyid=feb121ad-e5f6-40e2-bf12-045ae5c2a754

A restart may be required.

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms10-056.mspx

Vendor URL:  www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms10-056.mspx (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Boundary error
Underlying OS:   UNIX (OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Tue, 10 Aug 2010 17:54:45 +0000
Subject:  http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms10-056.mspx


Microsoft Security Bulletin MS10-056 - Critical: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Office Word Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2269638)

CVE-2010-1900
CVE-2010-1901
CVE-2010-1902
CVE-2010-1903
 
 


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