Intrusion Prevention

DXF.File.Header.Variable.Name.Buffer.Overflow

Description

This indicates an attack attempt against a buffer-overflow vulnerability in Microsoft Office Visio.
The vulnerability is caused by an error when the vulnerable software handles specially crafted DXF files inserted into Visio documents. It allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.

Affected Products

Microsoft Visio 2007 SP1
Microsoft Visio 2003 SP3
Microsoft Visio 2002 SP2
Microsoft Visio 2007 SP2

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the patch supplied by the vendor:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/Bulletin/MS10-028.mspx

CVE References

CVE-2010-1681