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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-4694

Original release date: 09/27/2006
Last revised: 04/08/2011


Unspecified vulnerability in PowerPoint in Microsoft Office 2000, Office XP and Office 2003 allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted record in a PPT file, as exploited by malware such as Exploit:Win32/Controlppt.W, Exploit:Win32/Controlppt.X, and Exploit-PPT.d/Trojan.PPDropper.F. NOTE: it has been reported that the attack vector involves SlideShowWindows.View.GotoNamedShow.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
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: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MISC
Name: http://vil.nai.com/vil/content/v_140666.htm
External Source: XF
Name: powerpoint-presentation-file-code-execution(29225)
External Source: BID
Name: 20226
External Source: HP
Name: HPSBST02161
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016937
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3794
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/925984.mspx
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:269
Type: Tool Signature
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20061005 Vulnerable function in newest PowerPoint case (MS Advisory #925984)
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA06-283A
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#231204
External Source: MS
Name: MS06-058
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.avertlabs.com/research/blog/?p=95

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:269
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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