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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Vulnerability in Microsoft Visio Viewer 2010 Could Allow
Remote Code Execution (2801261)
12 March 2013
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Microsoft Visio
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2013-0079
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Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-023 - Critical
Vulnerability in Microsoft Visio Viewer 2010 Could Allow Remote Code Execution
Published Date: March 12, 2013
This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft
Office. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user opens a
specially crafted Visio file. An attacker who successfully exploited the
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 Critical for all supported editions of Microsoft
Visio Viewer 2010.
Microsoft Visio Viewer 2010 Service Pack 1 (32-bit Edition) (2687505)
Microsoft Visio Viewer 2010 Service Pack 1 (64-bit Edition) (2687505)
Microsoft Visio 2010 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions) (2760762)
Microsoft Visio 2010 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions) (2760762)
Microsoft Office 2010 Filter Pack Service Pack 1 (32-bit version) (2553501)
Microsoft Office 2010 Filter Pack Service Pack 1 (64-bit version) (2553501)
Visio Viewer Tree Object Type Confusion Vulnerability - CVE-2013-0079
A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that Microsoft Visio
Viewer handles memory when rendering specially crafted Visio 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. Users whose accounts
are configured to have fewer user rights on the system could be less affected
than users who operate with administrative user rights.
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