15 February 2006
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2006.0123 -- [Win] Vulnerability in the Korean Input Method Editor Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (901190) - MS06-009 15 February 2006 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: Windows XP Windows Server 2003 Microsoft Office 2003 Microsoft Office Visio 2003 Microsoft Office Project 2003 Microsoft Office Project 2000 Microsoft Office 2003 Proofing Tools Microsoft Office Visio 2003 Microsoft Office OneNote 2003 Publisher: Microsoft Operating System: Windows Server 2003 Windows XP Impact: Increased Privileges Access: Existing Account CVE Names: CVE-2006-0008 Original Bulletin: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/ms06-009.mspx - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- MS06-009 - Vulnerability in the Korean Input Method Editor Could Allow Elevation of Privilege (901190) - Affected Software: - Windows XP Service Pack 1 - Windows XP Service Pack 2 - Windows XP Professional x64 Edition - Windows Server 2003 - Windows Server 2003 for Itanium-based Systems - Windows Server 2003 with SP1 for Itanium-based Systems - Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition - Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 1 - Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 2 - Microsoft Office 2003 Multilingual User Interface Packs - Microsoft Office Visio 2003 Multilingual User Interface Packs - Microsoft Office Project 2003 Multilingual User Interface Packs - Microsoft Office 2003 Proofing Tools - Microsoft Office Visio 2003 - Microsoft Office OneNote 2003 - Microsoft Office Project 2000 - Impact: Elevation of Privilege - Version Number: 1.0 Vulnerability Details Korean IME Vulnerability - CVE-2006-0008: A privilege elevation vulnerability exists in the Windows and Office Korean Input Method Editor (IME). This vulnerability could allow a malicious user to take complete control of an affected system. For an attack to be successful an attacker must be able to interactively logon to the affected system. - --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's registration with AusCERT. The mailing list you are subscribed to is maintained within your organisation, so if you do not wish to continue receiving these bulletins you should contact your local IT manager. If you do not know who that is, please send an email to email@example.com and we will forward your request to the appropriate person. NOTE: Third Party Rights This security bulletin is provided as a service to AusCERT's members. As AusCERT did not write the document quoted above, AusCERT has had no control over its content. The decision to follow or act on information or advice contained in this security bulletin is the responsibility of each user or organisation, and should be considered in accordance with your organisation's site policies and procedures. AusCERT takes no responsibility for consequences which may arise from following or acting on information or advice contained in this security bulletin. NOTE: This is only the original release of the security bulletin. It may not be updated when updates to the original are made. If downloading at a later date, it is recommended that the bulletin is retrieved directly from the author's website to ensure that the information is still current. Contact information for the authors of the original document is included in the Security Bulletin above. If you have any questions or need further information, please contact them directly. Previous advisories and external security bulletins can be retrieved from: http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?cid=1980 If you believe that your computer system has been compromised or attacked in any way, we encourage you to let us know by completing the secure National IT Incident Reporting Form at: http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?it=3192 =========================================================================== Australian Computer Emergency Response Team The University of Queensland Brisbane Qld 4072 Internet Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Facsimile: (07) 3365 7031 Telephone: (07) 3365 4417 (International: +61 7 3365 4417) AusCERT personnel answer during Queensland business hours which are GMT+10:00 (AEST). On call after hours for member emergencies only. =========================================================================== -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Comment: http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?it=1967 iQCVAwUBQ/KvUyh9+71yA2DNAQJeWAQAgb2r6HyYOsbr3wJUGBfTM1PSqJagBbmE Y///VS4OhhKK7Vi7W7Gecketjn84L9BLi/3hhwFSqYeuuo3y6ckz3qVGen3q5n7I c1ZPUIG4T6eqBtoUPThpH8a/HCmrS5vGcajc3FyPBzXaxXfr2RYU3NdYCg6BOL+5 uKV8tAgkxH4= =j62t -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----