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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

         Vulnerability in Microsoft Visio Could Allow Information
                           Disclosure (2834692)
                                14 May 2013


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Microsoft Visio
Publisher:         Microsoft
Operating System:  Windows
Impact/Access:     Access Confidential Data -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2013-1301  

Original Bulletin: 

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Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-044 - Important

Vulnerability in Microsoft Visio Could Allow Information Disclosure (2834692)

Published Date: May 14, 2013

Version: 1.0

General Information

Executive Summary

This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft 
Office. The vulnerability could allow information disclosure if a user opens a 
specially crafted Visio file. Note that this vulnerability would not allow an 
attacker to execute code or to elevate their user rights directly, but it could 
be used to produce information that could be used to try to further compromise 
an affected system.

This security update is rated Important for all supported editions of Microsoft 
Visio 2003, Microsoft Visio 2007, and Microsoft Visio 2010. 

Affected Software

Microsoft Visio 2003 Service Pack 3 (2810062)
Microsoft Visio 2007 Service Pack 3 (2596595)
Microsoft Visio 2010 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions) (2810068)
Microsoft Visio 2010 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions) (2810068)

Vulnerability Information

XML External Entities Resolution Vulnerability - CVE-2013-1301

An information disclosure vulnerability exists in the way that Microsoft Visio 
parses specially crafted XML files containing external entities.

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