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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Vulnerability in Microsoft Visio Could Allow Information
14 May 2013
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Microsoft Visio
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Access Confidential Data -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2013-1301
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Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-044 - Important
Vulnerability in Microsoft Visio Could Allow Information Disclosure (2834692)
Published Date: May 14, 2013
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.
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)
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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