[Esd-l] WARN: Proof-of-Concept code for the Office VBE BO is available

John D. Hardin jhardin at impsec.org
Mon Sep 8 12:25:22 PDT 2003


Proof-of-Concept code for attacking the Microsoft Office VBE Buffer
Overflow vulnerability is apparently publicly available. Expect some
sort of attacks to being soon.

I strongly suggest updating to the 1.139 Sanitizer if you are
currently doing macro scanning. It should catch attempts to exploit
this bug.

If anyone captures an actual attack document I would really like to
see a copy, particularly if the sanitizer did NOT detect it.

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