Vulnerability CVE-2012-1888


Published: 2012-08-14   Modified: 2012-08-15

Description:
Buffer overflow in Microsoft Visio 2010 SP1 and Visio Viewer 2010 SP1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Visio file, aka "Visio DXF File Format Buffer Overflow Vulnerability."

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
Microsoft Visio DWGDP MTEXT Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
Alexander Gavrun
18.08.2012

Type:

CWE-119

(Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
9.3/10
10/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Microsoft -> Visio 
Microsoft -> Visio viewer 

 References:
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA12-227A.html
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2012/ms12-059
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A15811

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