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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Access Could Allow Remote Code
11 September 2013
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Product: Microsoft Access
Operating System: Windows
Impact/Access: Administrator Compromise -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2013-3157 CVE-2013-3156 CVE-2013-3155
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Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-074 - Important
Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Access Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2848637)
Published Date: September 10, 2013
This security update resolves three privately reported vulnerabilities in
Microsoft Office. The vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a
user opens a specially crafted Access file with an affected version of
Microsoft Access. An attacker who successfully exploited the vulnerabilities
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 supported editions of Microsoft
Access 2007, Microsoft Access 2010, and Microsoft Access 2013.
Microsoft Access 2007 Service Pack 3
Microsoft Access 2010 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Access 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Access 2010 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft Access 2010 Service Pack 2 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft Access 2013 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Access 2013 (64-bit editions)
Access Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities - CVE-2013-3155, CVE-2013-3156,
Remote code execution vulnerabilities exist in the way that Microsoft Access
parses content in Access files. An attacker who successfully exploited these
vulnerabilities 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 impacted than users who operate
with administrative user rights.
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