|MS11-033||Vulnerability in WordPad Text Converters Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2485663)||Windows XP||Critical||13-04-2011|
Brief overview of the risk:
The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user opened a specially crafted file using WordPad. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could gain the same user rights as the local user.
Detailed Information on the risk:
A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that Microsoft WordPad parses specially crafted Word documents. The vulnerability could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Word file that includes a malformed structure. An attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.
Further information on this exploit is available at : MS11-033
Affected SoftwareWindows XP Service Pack 3
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2003 Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2003 x64 Edition Service Pack 2
Windows Server 2003 with SP2 for Itanium-based Systems