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Secunia Security Advisory 46438

Secunia Security Advisory 46438
Posted Oct 18, 2011
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Core Security Technologies has reported a vulnerability in Microsoft Office Publisher 2007, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

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Secunia Security Advisory 46438

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TITLE:
Microsoft Office Publisher Document Insertion Buffer Overflow
Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA46438

VERIFY ADVISORY:
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http://secunia.com/advisories/46438/
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https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=46438

RELEASE DATE:
2011-10-19

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DESCRIPTION:
Core Security Technologies has reported a vulnerability in Microsoft
Office Publisher 2007, which can be exploited by malicious people to
compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to an error in the pubconv.dll
library when inserting content into a document. This can be exploited
to cause a stack-based buffer overflow via a specially crafted ".pub"
file.

Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code, but
requires tricking a user into inserting a malicious file into a
document.

The vulnerability is reported in version 12.0.6546.5000. Other
versions may also be affected.

SOLUTION:
Do not use content from untrusted sources.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Daniel Kazimirow, Core Security Technologies.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
Core Security Technologies (CORE-2011-0106):
http://www.coresecurity.com/content/publisher-pubconv-memory-corruption

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
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http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
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EXTENDED SOLUTION:
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EXPLOIT:
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