what you don't know can hurt you
Home Files News &[SERVICES_TAB]About Contact Add New

Zero Day Initiative Advisory 10-069

Zero Day Initiative Advisory 10-069
Posted Apr 14, 2010
Authored by Tipping Point | Site zerodayinitiative.com

Zero Day Initiative Advisory 10-069 - This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Microsoft Office. Exploitation requires user interaction in that a victim must open a malicious PUB file. The specific flaw exists within the code responsible for converting files from the Publisher 97 format. While processing a TextBox item, several programming errors can be triggered allowing a maliciously created publisher file to execute arbitrary code under the context of the user opening the file.

tags | advisory, remote, arbitrary
advisories | CVE-2010-0479
SHA-256 | 3570dc640876c200308b1882b1f3d3845e18e8957ac225ec81908276c8a0f320

Zero Day Initiative Advisory 10-069

Change Mirror Download
ZDI-10-069: Microsoft Office Publisher File Conversion TextBox Processing Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-10-069
April 13, 2010

-- CVE ID:
CVE-2010-0479

-- Affected Vendors:
Microsoft

-- Affected Products:
Microsoft Office Publisher

-- TippingPoint(TM) IPS Customer Protection:
TippingPoint IPS customers have been protected against this
vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 9676.
For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS, visit:

http://www.tippingpoint.com

-- Vulnerability Details:
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on
vulnerable installations of Microsoft Office. Exploitation requires user
interaction in that a victim must open a malicious PUB file.

The specific flaw exists within the code responsible for converting
files from the Publisher 97 format. While processing a TextBox item,
several programming errors can be triggered allowing a maliciously
created publisher file to execute arbitrary code under the context of
the user opening the file.

-- Vendor Response:
Microsoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More
details can be found at:

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms10-023.mspx

-- Disclosure Timeline:
2009-11-06 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2010-04-13 - Coordinated public release of advisory

-- Credit:
This vulnerability was discovered by:
* Lionel d'Hauenens (www.laboskopia.com)

-- About the Zero Day Initiative (ZDI):
Established by TippingPoint, The Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) represents
a best-of-breed model for rewarding security researchers for responsibly
disclosing discovered vulnerabilities.

Researchers interested in getting paid for their security research
through the ZDI can find more information and sign-up at:

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com

The ZDI is unique in how the acquired vulnerability information is
used. TippingPoint does not re-sell the vulnerability details or any
exploit code. Instead, upon notifying the affected product vendor,
TippingPoint provides its customers with zero day protection through
its intrusion prevention technology. Explicit details regarding the
specifics of the vulnerability are not exposed to any parties until
an official vendor patch is publicly available. Furthermore, with the
altruistic aim of helping to secure a broader user base, TippingPoint
provides this vulnerability information confidentially to security
vendors (including competitors) who have a vulnerability protection or
mitigation product.

Our vulnerability disclosure policy is available online at:

http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/disclosure_policy/

Follow the ZDI on Twitter:

http://twitter.com/thezdi
Login or Register to add favorites

File Archive:

January 2023

  • Su
  • Mo
  • Tu
  • We
  • Th
  • Fr
  • Sa
  • 1
    Jan 1st
    0 Files
  • 2
    Jan 2nd
    13 Files
  • 3
    Jan 3rd
    5 Files
  • 4
    Jan 4th
    5 Files
  • 5
    Jan 5th
    9 Files
  • 6
    Jan 6th
    5 Files
  • 7
    Jan 7th
    0 Files
  • 8
    Jan 8th
    0 Files
  • 9
    Jan 9th
    18 Files
  • 10
    Jan 10th
    31 Files
  • 11
    Jan 11th
    30 Files
  • 12
    Jan 12th
    33 Files
  • 13
    Jan 13th
    25 Files
  • 14
    Jan 14th
    0 Files
  • 15
    Jan 15th
    0 Files
  • 16
    Jan 16th
    7 Files
  • 17
    Jan 17th
    25 Files
  • 18
    Jan 18th
    38 Files
  • 19
    Jan 19th
    6 Files
  • 20
    Jan 20th
    21 Files
  • 21
    Jan 21st
    0 Files
  • 22
    Jan 22nd
    0 Files
  • 23
    Jan 23rd
    24 Files
  • 24
    Jan 24th
    68 Files
  • 25
    Jan 25th
    22 Files
  • 26
    Jan 26th
    20 Files
  • 27
    Jan 27th
    17 Files
  • 28
    Jan 28th
    0 Files
  • 29
    Jan 29th
    0 Files
  • 30
    Jan 30th
    20 Files
  • 31
    Jan 31st
    0 Files

Top Authors In Last 30 Days

File Tags

Systems

packet storm

© 2022 Packet Storm. All rights reserved.

Hosting By
Rokasec
close