Microsoft FrontPage vulnerability could allow information disclosure
Report ID: MS201309012
Date Published: 11 September 2013
Compromise Type: information-disclosure
Compromise From: remote
Microsoft FrontPage 2003
A vulnerability in Microsoft FrontPage could allow an attacker to disclose the contents of a file on a target system.
Microsoft has released a security update to address a vulnerability in Microsoft FrontPage. The vulnerability was caused by improper parsing of the DTD of an XML file, and it could be exploited into allowing an attacker to disclose the contents of a file on a target system.
The vulnerability has been patched in the latest update by ensuring that DTD entities are properly handled. Users are recommended to install the update onto their system as a protection measure against exploit attempts.
Install the latest security patch for applicable system, available for download from (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/security/bulletin/ms13-078)
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