Vulnerability

(MS13-043) Vulnerability in Microsoft Word Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2830399)

Publish date: May 17, 2013

CVE-2013-1335

SEVERITY

MEDIUM

//  ADVISORY DATE

17 MAY 2013


DESCRIPTION

This security update resolves one vulnerability in Microsoft Office. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user opens a maliciously crafted file or previews a maliciously crafted email message in an affected version of Microsoft Office software. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability 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 rights.

SOLUTION

AFFECTED SOFTWARE AND VERSION

  • Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 3
  • Microsoft Word Viewer

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