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Word 2003 SP2 .doc fork bomb on WinXP SP3

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02-11-2014, 10:14 PM #1
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# Exploit Title: Word 2003 SP2 .doc fork bomb on WinXP SP3

# Exploit Author: absane

# Blog: http://blog.noobroot.com

# Discovery date: November 8th 2003

# Vendor Homepage: http://www.microsoft.com

# Tested on: Windows XP SP3 & Word 2003 SP2 (11.6568.6568)


Vulnerability *


A malformed .doc file with an embedded image causes a fork bomb in Word 2003 SP2 on Windows XP SP3 by

comsuming 99
% - 100of the CPU cycles which can only be ended by teminating the process.


Proof of Concept*




Mitigation *


The vulnerability does not appear to affect Office 2010+ and any other versions of Windows.

Upgrade to Windows 7 or higher and/or upgrade to Office 2010 or higher

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