CVE-2011-0656 Detail

Current Description

Microsoft PowerPoint 2002 SP3, 2003 SP3, 2007 SP2, and 2010; Office 2004, 2008, and 2011 for Mac; Open XML File Format Converter for Mac; Office Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats SP2; PowerPoint Viewer; PowerPoint Viewer 2007 SP2; and PowerPoint Web App do not properly validate PersistDirectoryEntry records in PowerPoint documents, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a Slide with a malformed record, which triggers an exception and later use of an unspecified method, aka "Persist Directory RCE Vulnerability."


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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/517482/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/47251
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1025340
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA11-102A.html US Government Resource 
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0941 Vendor Advisory 
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-11-125
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/security-updates/securitybulletins/2011/ms11-022
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11761

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-0656
NVD Published Date:
04/13/2011
NVD Last Modified:
10/12/2018
Source:
Microsoft Corporation