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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

        Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Word and Office Web Apps Could
                   Allow Remote Code Execution (2916605)
                              15 January 2014


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Microsoft Word
                   Microsoft Office Web Apps
Publisher:         Microsoft
Operating System:  Windows
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2014-0260 CVE-2014-0259 CVE-2014-0258

Original Bulletin: 

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Microsoft Security Bulletin MS14-001 - Important

Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Word and Office Web Apps Could Allow Remote Code 
Execution (2916605)

Published Date: January 14, 2014

Version: 1.0

General Information

Executive Summary

This security update resolves three privately reported vulnerabilities in 
Microsoft Office. The vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a 
specially crafted file is opened in an affected version of Microsoft Word or 
other affected Microsoft Office software. 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 

This security update is rated Important for supported editions of Microsoft 
Word 2003, Microsoft Word 2007, Microsoft Word 2010, Microsoft Word 2013, 
Microsoft Word 2013 RT, and for affected Microsoft Office services and Web 
Apps on supported editions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010, Microsoft 
SharePoint Server 2013, and Microsoft Web Apps Server 2013. This security 
update is also rated Important for supported versions of Microsoft Word Viewer 
and Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack. For more information, see the 
subsection, Affected and Non-Affected Software, in this section.

Affected Software

Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 3 
Microsoft Office 2007 Service Pack 3 
Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 2 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft Office 2013 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Office 2013 (64-bit editions)
Microsoft Office 2013 RT
Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack Service Pack 3 
Microsoft Word Viewer 
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack 1
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 Service Pack 2
Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013
Microsoft Office Web Apps 2010 Service Pack 1
Microsoft Office Web Apps 2010 Service Pack 2
Microsoft Office Web Apps 2013

Vulnerability Information

Multiple Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Word 

Remote code execution vulnerabilities exist in the way that affected Microsoft
Office software parses specially crafted 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.

To view these vulnerabilities as a standard entry in the Common Vulnerabilities 
and Exposures list, click the link in the following table:

Vulnerability title			CVE number

Word Memory Corruption Vulnerability	CVE-2014-0258
Word Memory Corruption Vulnerability	CVE-2014-0259
Word Memory Corruption Vulnerability	CVE-2014-0260

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