Advisory Details

February 14th, 2013

Microsoft Windows OLE Automation Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-13-024
ZDI-CAN-1674

CVE ID CVE-2013-1313
CVSS SCORE 6.8, (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
AFFECTED VENDORS Microsoft
AFFECTED PRODUCTS Windows XP SP3
TREND MICRO CUSTOMER PROTECTION Trend Micro TippingPoint IPS customers are protected against this vulnerability by Digital Vaccine protection filter ID 12775. For further product information on the TippingPoint IPS: http://www.tippingpoint.com
VULNERABILITY DETAILS


This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Microsoft Windows. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.

The specific flaw exists within the Microsoft Common Controls when handling RTF files. A specially crafted length can result in an integer overflow in a value that gets used as a length in a call to SysAllocStringLen. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current process.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Microsoft has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS13-020
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2012-11-21 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2013-02-14 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Anonymous
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