Vulnerability Note VU#466873
Microsoft Step-by-Step Interactive Training contains a buffer overflow
Microsoft Step-by-Step Interactive Training contains a buffer overflow vulnerability. If successfully exploited, this vulnerability may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code.
Microsoft Step-by-Step Interactive Training is a training program developed by MIcrosoft. It is preinstalled by some computer manufactuers and is included in many Microsoft Press books. Microsoft Knowledge Base article 898458 contains a partial list of software and publications that include the Step-by-Step Interactive training.
The Step-by-Step Interactive Training contains a buffer overflow. To trigger the vulnerability, an attacker would need to convince a user to open a specially crafted bookmark link file. The bookmark file name extension can be .CBL, .CBM, or .CBO.
By convincing a user to open a specially crafted bookmark link file, a remote unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user who is running the Step-by-Step Interactive Training program.
Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Microsoft Corporation||Affected||-||14 Feb 2007|
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Thanks to Microsoft for information used in this report. Microsoft in turn thanks Brett Moore of Security-Assessment.com.
This document was written by Ryan Giobbi.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2006-3448
- Date Public: 13 Feb 2007
- Date First Published: 14 Feb 2007
- Date Last Updated: 23 Feb 2007
- Severity Metric: 5.13
- Document Revision: 22
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