Microsoft Office FlashPix Image Converter Dictionary property buffer overflow

Added: 12/14/2010
CVE: CVE-2010-3951
BID: 45278
OSVDB: 69808


Microsoft Office is a package that provides word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, e-mail, and calendaring capabilities for Microsoft Windows workstations. The suite ships with a set of image processing helper libraries known as graphics filters that support various image formats including FlashPix (FPX).


A buffer overflow vulnerability in the way Microsoft Office handles FlashPix image files allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by enticing a user to insert a malicious FlashPix image file into an Office document.


Apply the patches referenced in Microsoft Security Bulletin 10-105.



Exploit works on Microsoft Office XP SP3 and requires the user to insert the FPX image file in a Word document.


Windows XP

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