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CVE-2009-0556 Detail

Description

Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2000 SP3, 2002 SP3, and 2003 SP3, and PowerPoint in Microsoft Office 2004 for Mac, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a PowerPoint file with an OutlineTextRefAtom containing an an invalid index value that triggers memory corruption, as exploited in the wild in April 2009 by Exploit:Win32/Apptom.gen, aka "Memory Corruption Vulnerability."

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  04/03/2009

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://blogs.technet.com/mmpc/archive/2009/04/02/new-0-day-exploits-using-powerpoint-files.aspx Vendor Advisory
http://blogs.technet.com/msrc/archive/2009/04/02/microsoft-security-advisory-969136.aspx Vendor Advisory
http://blogs.technet.com/srd/archive/2009/04/02/investigating-the-new-powerpoint-issue.aspx Vendor Advisory
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/627331 US Government Resource
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/969136.mspx Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/503453/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34351
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021967
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-132A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0915 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1290
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-09-019
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2009/ms09-017
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/49632
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6204
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6279

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6204
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6204
Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6279
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6279

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:office_powerpoint:2004:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:powerpoint:2000:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:powerpoint:2002:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:powerpoint:2003:sp3:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-0556
NVD Published Date:
04/03/2009
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018