MS13-044 - Vulnerability in Microsoft Visio Could Allow Information Disclosure (2834692)

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Details
Vulnerability name/brief description MS13-044 - Vulnerability in Microsoft Visio Could Allow Information Disclosure (2834692)
CVE/CAN name
Vendor threat level Important
SophosLabs threat level Medium
Solution MS13-044
Vendor description This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft Office. The vulnerability could allow information disclosure if a user opens a specially crafted Visio file. Note that this vulnerability would not allow an attacker to execute code or to elevate their user rights directly, but it could be used to produce information that could be used to try to further compromise an affected system.
SophosLabs comments The Visio vulnerability can lead to information disclosure, however given the limited scope and nature of the bug, and that SophosLabs has not seen it in the wild, the rating is Medium.
SophosLabs testing result No SophosLabs testing result found
Currently known exploits No currently known exploits found
First sample seen No samples found
Discovery date 14 May 2013
Affected software Microsoft Visio 2003 Service Pack 3 (2810062)
Microsoft Visio 2007 Service Pack 3 (2596595)
Microsoft Visio 2010 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions) (2810068)
Microsoft Visio 2010 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions) (2810068)
References
Credits
  • MAPP
Revisions
  • May 14, 2013 - Initial analysis written

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