|Number of vulnerabilities||1|
|CVE ID|| CVE-2011-1331
|CWE ID|| CWE-122
|Public exploit||This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.|
Client/Desktop applications / Office applications
This security advisory describes one critical risk vulnerability.
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
The weakness exists due to heap-based buffer overflow when handling malformed files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the system with privileges of the current user.
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability results in arbitrary code execution on the vulnerable system.
Note: the vulnerability was being actively exploited.
Insatll update from vendor's website.
Ichitaro: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011CPE
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?
The attacker would have to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website or open an attachment in an e-mail message.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, a fully functional exploit for this vulnerability is available.