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Vulnerability protection

Microsoft Visio Viewer 2010 vulnerabilities could allow remote code execution

Report ID: MS201202008
Date Published: 15 February 2012

Criticality: Important
Compromise Type: remote-code-execution
Compromise From: remote

Affected Product/Component:

Microsoft Visio Viewer 2010


Five vulnerabilities that are affecting Microsoft Visio Viewer 2010 could each lead to remote code execution.

Detailed Description

Microsoft has issued a security update to address five reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft Visio Viewer 2010, each of which could lead to remote code execution. The vulnerabilities were caused by the way attributes are validated when handling specially crafted Visio files.

These issues have been fixed by correcting the way that Microsoft Visio Viewer validates data when parsing Visio files. Users are recommended to install this latest update to protect against potential exploit.

CVE Reference



Install the latest security patch for applicable system, available for download from (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms12-015)

Security Advisories

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