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Sid 1-37319

Message

FILE-OFFICE Microsoft Office Word rpawinet.dll dll-load exploit attempt

Summary

Untrusted search path vulnerability in Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 allows local users, and possibly remote attackers, to execute arbitrary code and conduct DLL hijacking attacks via a Trojan horse rpawinet.dll that is located in the same folder as a .odp, .pothtml, .potm, .potx, .ppa, .ppam, .pps, .ppt, .ppthtml, .pptm, .pptxml, .pwz, .sldm, .sldx, and .thmx file.

Impact

CVSS base score 9.3 CVSS impact score 10.0 CVSS exploitability score 8.6 confidentialityImpact COMPLETE integrityImpact COMPLETE availabilityImpact COMPLETE

CVE-2010-3142:

CVSS base score 9.3

CVSS impact score 10.0

CVSS exploitability score 8.6

Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE

Integrity Impact COMPLETE

Availability Impact COMPLETE

CVE-2011-0107:

CVSS base score 9.3

CVSS impact score 10.0

CVSS exploitability score 8.6

Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE

Integrity Impact COMPLETE

Availability Impact COMPLETE

Detailed information

CVE-2010-3142: Untrusted search path vulnerability in Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 allows local users, and possibly remote attackers, to execute arbitrary code and conduct DLL hijacking attacks via a Trojan horse rpawinet.dll that is located in the same folder as a .odp, .pothtml, .potm, .potx, .ppa, .ppam, .pps, .ppt, .ppthtml, .pptm, .pptxml, .pwz, .sldm, .sldx, and .thmx file.

CVE-2011-0107: Untrusted search path vulnerability in Microsoft Office XP SP3, Office 2003 SP3, and Office 2007 SP2 allows local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse DLL in the current working directory, as demonstrated by a directory that contains a .docx file, aka "Office Component Insecure Library Loading Vulnerability."

Affected systems

  • microsoft powerpoint 2007
  • microsoft office 2003
  • microsoft office 2007
  • microsoft office xp

Ease of attack

CVE-2010-3142:

Access Vector NETWORK

Access Complexity MEDIUM

Authentication NONE

CVE-2011-0107:

Access Vector NETWORK

Access Complexity MEDIUM

Authentication NONE

False positives

None known

False negatives

None known

Corrective action

Upgrade to the latest non-affected version of the software.

Apply the appropriate vendor supplied patches.

Contributors

  • Talos research team.
  • This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology.
  • For more information see nvd.

Additional References

  • technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/MS11-023