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CVE Number Vulnerability Product Severity Date
MS11-008 Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Visio Could Allow Remote Code Execution (2451879) Microsoft Visio Critical 09-02-2011

Technical Information

Brief overview of the risk:
This security update resolves two privately reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft Visio. The vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution if a user opens a specially crafted Visio file. An attacker who successfully exploited either of these vulnerabilities could gain the same user rights as the logged-on user.
Detailed Information on the risk:

A remote code execution vulnerability exists in the way that Microsoft Visio validates objects in memory when parsing specially crafted Visio files. An attacker who successfully exploited this vulnerability could take complete control of an affected system.

Further information on this exploit is available at : MS11-008

Affected Software

Microsoft Visio 2002 Service Pack 2
Microsoft Visio 2003 Service Pack 3
Microsoft Visio 2007 Service Pack 2