Microsoft Office Visio 2002 SP2, 2003 SP3, and 2007 SP1 and SP2 does not properly validate attributes in Visio files, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted file, aka "Visio Attribute Validation Memory Corruption Vulnerability."
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: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
'Users of Microsoft Office Visio 2002 and later versions of Visio will be prompted with Open, Save, or Cancel before opening a document. This is a mitigating factor because the vulnerability requires more than a single user action to complete the exploit.'
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