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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Microsoft Word Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Word Macro Security Warning Bug and Drawing Object Memory Corrupution Error Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017639
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1017639
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-0208, CVE-2007-0209   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Feb 13 2007
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004 for Mac, 2004
Description:   Two vulnerabilities were reported in Microsoft Word. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a document with a specially crafted macro that, when loaded by the target user, will bypass the macro security warning and execute arbitrary code on the target system [CVE-2007-0208]. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

A remote user can create a document with a specially crafted drawing object, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a memory corruption error and execute arbitrary code on the target system [CVE-2007-0209]. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Microsoft Word 2007 is not affected.

Microsoft credits USAA with reporting the macro security bypass 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 Word 2000:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=F1E61E6A-BE3D-4536-AF76-A11D5CE67199

Microsoft Word 2002:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=A1CA8DD7-0622-4D66-A85F-A6586545EF9D

Microsoft Word 2003:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=882F8503-DA72-43C9-B556-A002EC58F289

Microsoft Word Viewer 2003:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=FB59798B-AFE2-4103-9991-CBDD7686F9AD

Microsoft Works Suite 2004:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=A1CA8DD7-0622-4D66-A85F-A6586545EF9D

Microsoft Works Suite 2005:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=A1CA8DD7-0622-4D66-A85F-A6586545EF9D

Microsoft Works Suite 2006:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=A1CA8DD7-0622-4D66-A85F-A6586545EF9D

Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac:

http://www.microsoft.com/mac/

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms07-014.mspx

Vendor URL:  www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms07-014.mspx (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, State error
Underlying OS:   UNIX (OS X), Windows (2000), Windows (2003), Windows (XP)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Tue, 13 Feb 2007 14:53:24 -0500
Subject:  Microsoft Security Bulletin MS07-014: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Word Could Allow Remote Code Execution (929434)


http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms07-014.mspx

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