Intrusion Prevention

MS.Office.Publisher.Remote.DoS

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a Denial of Service vulnerability in Microsoft Office Publisher.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the software handles a malformed ".pub" file. It allows a remote attacker to cause a Denial of Service condition by sending a specially crafted ".pub" file.

Affected Products

Microsoft Publisher 2007
Microsoft Office 2007

Impact

Denial of Service: Remote attackers can stop the vulnerable application.

Recommended Actions

We are not aware of any vendor supplied remedy for this issue.
Do not open untrusted ".pub" files.
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