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             AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution

        Vulnerability in Microsoft Office IME (Chinese) Could Allow
                     Elevation of Privilege (2878687)
                             11 September 2013


        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary

Product:           Microsoft Office IME (Chinese)
Operating System:  Windows
Impact/Access:     Increased Privileges -- Existing Account
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2013-3859  

Original Bulletin: 

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Microsoft Security Bulletin MS13-075 - Important

Vulnerability in Microsoft Office IME (Chinese) Could Allow Elevation of 
Privilege (2878687)

Published Date: September 10, 2013

Version: 1.0

General Information

Executive Summary

This security update resolves a privately reported vulnerability in Microsoft 
Office IME (Chinese). The vulnerability could allow elevation of privilege if 
a logged on attacker launches Internet Explorer from the toolbar in Microsoft 
Pinyin IME for Simplified Chinese. An attacker who successfully exploited this 
vulnerability could run arbitrary code in kernel mode. An attacker could then 
install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with 
full administrative rights. Only implementations of Microsoft Pinyin IME 2010 
are affected by this vulnerability. Other versions of Simplified Chinese IME 
and other implementations of IME are not affected.

This security update is rated Important for all supported editions of 
Microsoft Office 2010 where Microsoft Pinyin IME 2010 is installed. 

Affected Software

Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1 (32-bit editions)
Microsoft Office 2010 Service Pack 1 (64-bit editions)

Vulnerability Information

Chinese IME Vulnerability - CVE-2013-3859

An elevation of privilege vulnerability exists in Office IME for Chinese that
could allow a low-privilege user to elevate their access privileges.

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