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Secunia Security Advisory 50835

Secunia Security Advisory 50835
Posted Oct 9, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Two vulnerabilities have been reported in multiple Microsoft products, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

tags | advisory, vulnerability
MD5 | ea5b00c4fa219bf9fb9933ecbcffdb35

Secunia Security Advisory 50835

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The final version of the CSI 6.0 has been released.
Find out why this is not just another Patch Management solution: http://secunia.com/blog/325/

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TITLE:
Microsoft Products PAPX Section and listid Handling Vulnerabilities

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA50835

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/50835/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50835

RELEASE DATE:
2012-10-09

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/50835/#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/50835/

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=50835

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:
Two vulnerabilities have been reported in multiple Microsoft
products, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a
user's system.

1) An error when parsing the PAPX section can be exploited to corrupt
memory via a specially crafted Word file.

NOTE: This vulnerability affects Microsoft Word 2007 only.

2) A use-after-free error exists when handling listid and can be
exploited via a specially crafted RTF file.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerabilities allows execution of
arbitrary code.

SOLUTION:
Apply updates.

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

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
1) The vendor credits an anonymous person via ZDI.
2) The vendor credits an anonymous person via Beyond Security SSD.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
MS12-064 (KB2742319, KB2687483, KB2687315, KB2553488, KB2687485,
KB2687314, KB2598237, KB2687401)
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-064

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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