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CVE-2006-3590 Detail

Current Description

mso.dll, as used by Microsoft PowerPoint 2000 through 2003, allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a malformed shape container in a PPT file that leads to memory corruption, as exploited by Trojan.PPDropper.B, a different issue than CVE-2006-1540 and CVE-2006-3493.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  07/14/2006      View Analysis Description

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(AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
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Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source MISC External Source MISC External Source MISC External Source SECTRACK 1016496 US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#936945 External Source MS MS06-048 External Source BUGTRAQ 20060714 Microsoft PowerPoint 0-day Vulnerability FAQ document written External Source BUGTRAQ 20060716 Several updates in MS PowerPoint 0-day Vulnerability FAQ at SecuriTeam Blogs External Source BUGTRAQ 20060718 New PowerPoint Trojan installs itself as LSP External Source BID 18957 US Government Resource External Source CERT TA06-220A Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-2795 External Source XF powerpoint-mso-code-execution(27740) External Source XF powerpoint-mso-code-execution2(27781) External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:399

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