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.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
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: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; 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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