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Microsoft Office WordPerfect Converter Buffer Overflow vuln



Microsoft Office WordPerfect Converter Buffer Overflow Vulnerability



Microsoft Office WordPerfect Converter Buffer Overflow Vulnerability



http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CAN-2004-0573 



Peter Winter-Smith has reported a vulnerability in various Microsoft Office products, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.



The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error within the WordPerfect Converter and can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow if a user opens a malicious document.



Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code with the users privileges.



The vulnerability affects WordPerfect Converter 5.x, which is included in various Microsoft Office products.



Solution:

Microsoft has released updates.



Microsoft Office 2000 Software (SP 3):

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=88F52E69- 99E1-4892-9A53-84E5DFADFE6B

Microsoft Office XP Software (SP 3):

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=10A6CEB 3-7B94-4F74-A5A0-60C31CE2F57B



Microsoft Office 2003:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=A0629800- 1889-495B-B25E-4637D6B03250



Microsoft Works Suite 2001:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=88F52E69- 99E1-4892-9A53-84E5DFADFE6B



Microsoft Works Suite 2002:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=10A6CEB 3-7B94-4F74-A5A0-60C31CE2F57B



Microsoft Works Suite 2003:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=10A6CEB 3-7B94-4F74-A5A0-60C31CE2F57B



Microsoft Works Suite 2004:

http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyId=10A6CEB 3-7B94-4F74-A5A0-60C31CE2F57B



Provided and/or discovered by:

Peter Winter-Smith, Next Generation Security Software.



Original Advisory:

MS04-027 (KB884933):

http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/bulletin/ms04-027.mspx 





Regards,

Jerome ATHIAs


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