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ZDI-09-035: Microsoft Word Document Stack Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-09-035 June 10, 2009
The specific flaw exists within the parsing of vulnerable tags inside a Microsoft Word document. Microsoft Word trusts a length field read from the file which is used to read file contents into a buffer allocated on the stack. When an invalid length is present, a stack based buffer overflow occurs, resulting in the ability to execute arbitrary code.
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