Microsoft Office contains a buffer overflow in the parsing of routing slips, which may allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.
According to Microsoft Security Bulletin MS06-012:
By convincing a user to open a specially crafted Microsoft Office document, a remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.
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Thanks to Katie Miras of Symantec for reporting this vulnerability. Ollie Whitehouse of Symantec is credited with discovering the vulnerability.
|Date First Published:||2006-03-14|
|Date Last Updated:||2006-04-27 14:08 UTC|