15 August 2012
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2012.0765 Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Could Allow for Remote Code Execution (2731879) 15 August 2012 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: Microsoft Office Publisher: Microsoft Operating System: Windows Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2012-2524 Original Bulletin: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS12-057 - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- Microsoft Security Bulletin MS12-057 - Important Vulnerability in Microsoft Office Could Allow for Remote Code Execution (2731879) Published Date: August 14, 2012 Version: 1.0 General Information Executive Summary This security update resolves one privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Office. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user opens specially crafted file or embeds a specially crafted . Computer Graphics Metafile (CGM) graphics file in to an Office file. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the current user. Users whose accounts are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less impacted than users who operate with administrative user rights. This security update is rated Important for all supported editions of Microsoft Office 2007 and Microsoft Office 2010. For more information, see the subsection, Affected and Non-Affected Software, in this section. Affected Software Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 2 Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 3 Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions) Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions) Vulnerability Information CGM File Format Memory Corruption Vulnerability - CVE-2012-2524 A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that Microsoft Office handles specially crafted Computer Graphics Metafile (CGM) graphics files. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights. - --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's registration with AusCERT. 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