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Polaris Viewer DOCX VML Shape Tag Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
Polaris Viewer contains a remote code execution vulnerability, which allows attackers to execute arbitrary code in the context of the Polaris Viewer. This would be exploited when users open malicious documents in Polaris Viewer.
Yes: arbitrary scripts can be executed.
Remote Code Execution
Exploitation of this vulnerability is possible by sending maliciously crafted documents, via phishing emails, to vulnerable users. Remote attackers who successfully exploit this vulnerability will be able to execute code on the vulnerable system with the same rights Polaris Viewer.
No mitigation is currently available.
2013-08-29: Original Disclosure
2013-09-10: Vendor Patch Release
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