Check Point Advisories

Update Protection against Microsoft Visio Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities (MS07-030)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2007-074
Date Published: 28 Jun 2007
Severity: High
Last Updated: Monday 01 January, 2007
Source: Microsoft Security Bulletin MS07-030
Industry Reference:CVE-2007-0934
Protection Provided by:
Who is Vulnerable? Microsoft Visio 2002 SP2
Vulnerability Description Multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities have been reported in Microsoft Visio. Microsoft Visio is diagram creation software for Microsoft Windows. A remote attacker can exploit these vulnerabilities via a specially crafted Visio file. Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.
Update/Patch AvaliableApply patches:
Microsoft Security Bulletin MS07-030
Vulnerability DetailsCVE-2007-0934: The vulnerability is due to an error in Microsoft Visio that fails to properly validate the version number field when processing version related data of a Visio file.

CVE-2007-0936: The vulnerability is due to a memory corruption error in Microsoft Visio that fails to properly handle the parsing of a packed object.

A remote attacker could trigger these flaws by convincing the victim to open a specially crafted Visio file (.VSD, VSS, or .VST). Successful exploitation of these issues allows execution of arbitrary code once a malformed Visio file is being loaded on a vulnerable system.

Protection Overview

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