Threat Encyclopedia

MS.OLE.Automation.Remote.Code.Execution

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This indicates an attempt to exploit a remote Code Execution vulnerability in Microsoft Windows.
This vulnerability is caused by an error in the MSCOMCTL ActiveX Control when processing malicious data in a stream. As a result, a remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted DOC or RTF file.

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Windows XP Service Pack 3

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

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Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
http://technet.microsoft.com/security/bulletin/MS13-020

CVE References

CVE-2013-1313

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