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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-3678

Original release date: 07/11/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Stack-based buffer overflow in the MSWord text-import extension (Word 6-2000 Filter.xnt) in QuarkXPress 7.2 for Windows, when using the Rectangle Text Box tool for importing text, allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long font name.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.6 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
Successful exploitation allows execution of arbitrary code when a user imports text from a malicious MSWord document using e.g. the "Rectangle Text Box" tool.

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-2504
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 37890
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018385
External Source: BID
Name: 24872
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 25994
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://vuln.sg/quarkxpress72-en.html
External Source: XF
Name: quarkxpress-msword-textimportext-bo(35369)

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