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Secunia Security Advisory 49111

Secunia Security Advisory 49111
Posted May 8, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

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

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Secunia Security Advisory 49111

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TITLE:
Microsoft Office Word RTF Data Parsing Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA49111

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/49111/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=49111

RELEASE DATE:
2012-05-08

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/49111/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/49111/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=49111

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
A vulnerability has been reported in Microsoft Office, which can be
exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

The vulnerability is caused due to an error when parsing Rich Text
Format (RTF) data and can be exploited to corrupt memory.

Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code.

SOLUTION:
Apply patches.

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

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
The vendor credits an anonymous person via ZDI.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
MS12-029 (KB2596880, KB2596917, KB2598332, KB2665346, KB2665351):
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-029

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

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
http://secunia.com/advisories/secunia_security_advisories/

Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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