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[Full-disclosure] Word flaw CVE-2007-0870 confirmed as code execution type issue

From: Juha-Matti Laurio (juha-matti.laurionetti.fi)
Date: Thu Feb 15 2007 - 15:59:33 CST


Microsoft Word 0-day vulnerability affecting versions XP (aka 2002) and 2000 has been confirmed as code execution type vulnerability.
This vulnerability was reported as DoS type issue some days ago. Security vendors and Microsoft have confirmed the code execution with detailed research.

An official Microsoft Security Advisory #933052 has been released at
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/933052.mspx
on Wednesday.
The related CVE name is
http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2007-0870

This vulnerability was used in typical targeted attacks.

- Juha-Matti

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