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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0224

Original release date: 05/12/2009
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2000 SP3, 2002 SP3, 2003 SP3, and 2007 SP1 and SP2; PowerPoint Viewer 2003 and 2007 SP1 and SP2; PowerPoint in Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac and 2008 for Mac; Open XML File Format Converter for Mac; Microsoft Works 8.5 and 9.0; and Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats SP1 and SP2 do not properly validate PowerPoint files, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via multiple crafted BuildList records that include ChartBuild containers, which triggers memory corruption, aka "Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 32428
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA09-132A
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1290
External Source: IDEFENSE
Name: 20090512 Microsoft PowerPoint Build List Memory Corruption Vulnerability
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1022205
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6023
External Source: BID
Name: 34879
External Source: MS
Name: MS09-017
Type: Advisory; Patch Information

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6023
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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