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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Microsoft Word Vendors:   Microsoft
Microsoft Word Array and RTF Processing Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1018013
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1018013
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-0035, CVE-2007-1202   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 8 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
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 specially crafted Word document that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

A specially crafted array or rich text properties can trigger code execution.

Microsoft Works Suite 2004, 2005, and 2006 are also affected.

Microsoft Word 2007 is not affected.

Microsoft credits iDefense Labs with reporting the RTF parsing 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=F25020F5-17C7-4A60-9088-944FFACB5F19

Microsoft Word 2002:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=0FE4F405-A568-4F15-B2C6-02D4A4B58E43

Microsoft Word 2003:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=6870245D-4618-4504-BFFC-878635267059

Microsoft Word Viewer 2003:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=24547C65-C29A-4D0A-A015-F3F08B24331F

Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac:

http://www.microsoft.com/mac

Microsoft Works Suite 2004:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=0FE4F405-A568-4F15-B2C6-02D4A4B58E43

Microsoft Works Suite 2005:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=0FE4F405-A568-4F15-B2C6-02D4A4B58E43

Microsoft Works Suite 2006:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=0FE4F405-A568-4F15-B2C6-02D4A4B58E43

The Microsoft advisory is available at:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms07-024.mspx

Vendor URL:  www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms07-024.mspx (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Input validation error
Underlying OS:   UNIX (OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Tue, 8 May 2007 13:27:53 -0400
Subject:  Microsoft Security Bulletin MS07-024: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Word Could Allow Remote Code Execution (934232)


http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms07-024.mspx

CVE-2007-0035
CVE-2007-0870
CVE-2007-1202


 
 


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